Tag: VDR

  • VDR: Hardware configuration for DVB-C HD VDR system

    Here is the hardware configuration for my DVB-C VDR system that supports HD content: Case: Antec Fusion Remote Black (Link) Mainboard: Asus M3N78-EM Power supply: SilverStone ST30NF Processor: AMD Sempron 140 Fan: Scythe Ninja “Mini” Memory: Kingston HyperX DIMM Kit 2GB PC2-8500U CL5-5-5-15 (DDR2-1066) Harddisk: Western Digital WD3200BEVE 2,5″ 320GB DVB-C device: Satelco EasyWatch PCI […]

  • Ubuntu 10.04 & VDR: Setup femon plugin

    The VDR plugin femon adds a DVB status monitor to the OSD that displays signal information and some other parameters of the current selected channel. This plugin is very useful to, e.g. analyze the quality of the DVB signal. The installation is very easy, just use: # sudo apt-get install vdr-plugin-femon # sudo /etc/init.d/vdr restart […]

  • Ubuntu 9.10 & VDR: Setup EPGSearch plugin

    The EPGSearch plugin adds some useful features to your VDR system. Certainly, the most commonly used feature is, that this plugin enables the VDR system to automatically search for programs to record (based on times, channels and/or days). To install the plugin just use: # sudo apt-get install vdr-plugin-epgsearch # sudo /etc/init.d/vdr restart If you […]

  • Linux & Hauppauge Nexus-S: Firmware update

    As I wrote in my article Ubuntu 9.10 & VDR: Setup with Hauppauge Nexus-S and Hauppauge Nova-S you a firmware file in order to use the full-featured Hauppauge Nexus-S DVB card under Linux. Using dmesg, you can identify the version of firmware you are currently using: # sudo dmesg | grep firm […] [    9.008521] […]

  • Ubuntu 9.10 & Via Epia-M1000B: Setup NVRAM-WakeUp to wake up VDR

    In this howto I will give a step by step instruction how I configured NVRAM WakeUp to enabled my VDR system to wake up automatically. Since the configuration is mainboard specific (Via Epia-M1000B) you may have to adapt the configurations to your needs. Nevertheless this howto will give you an overview of the basic steps. […]

  • Ubuntu 9.10: Setup VDRAdmin-am

    To setup the web based VDR administration tool vdradmin-am (which is a fork of vdradmin) just follow the instructions below: Install the required package: # sudo apt-get install vdradmin-am Setup your the user name and password in /var/lib/vdradmin-am/vdradmind.conf: PASSWORD = your-secret-password USERNAME = vdr Enable vdradmin-am in /etc/default/vdradmin-am: ENABLED=”1″ Start vdradmin-am: # sudo /etc/init.d/vdradmin-am start […]