[mythtv-users] Are there any Capture Card / Digi Box combinations where the card can control the Digibox?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Jan 24 10:00:09 UTC 2008

Topi Hukkanen wrote:
> That is,
> Are there any card/box combos where the card can change the channel on 
> the digibox, etc?
> Or, I can approach this problem from a different angle...
> Are there any capture cards that would work with DVB-T, Ubuntu, Myth-TV, 
> and would allow me to insert the little "pay card", which descrambles 
> the locked channels that you pay for?
> Sorry, I don't really know the lingo yet... so I hope my explanations 
> are OK.

I think you are asking about a CableCard solution for Linux.

I don't think there is any such thing at this time, and very likely 
there will never be. Linux users are "a bunch of pirates" according to 
the Hollywood Types.


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