[mythtv-users] Hello everyone (MythTV noob)

Dave Howorth Dave.Howorth at acm.org
Thu Dec 30 11:16:59 UTC 2004

Dan wolf wrote:
> I just wanted to say hi to everyone.  I'm new to Linux, MythTV, and
> this discussion group.
> So far, as I'm sure so many before me, I am ready to throw my box out
> of the top of a car park.  I get so pissed at it, like, all the time. 
> I am following the Myth(TV)ology guide word-for-word and all I can say
> is that it just don't plain work...at all.  Wish I knew more about
> Linux than I do so I could just figure it out and know all the
> commands.  Here are my machine specs for my MythTV box.

You don't say what Linux distribution you're using but you'll probably 
find that the mailing list for your distribution is an excellent place 
to get general advice about Linux.

Also google is your friend. Start here: <http://www.google.com/linux>

> - P4 @ 3 GHz
> - Onboard sound
> - Onboard Ethernet
> - Wireless PCI card (which uses the broadcom chip, which has no Linux
> documentation, so that's 30 bucks down the drain)

Try http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/

Cheers, Dave

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