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

Topi Hukkanen topi.hukkanen at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 10:04:55 UTC 2008

Ok, can you then recommend a capture card that works on Ubuntu with MythTV,
and supports the little "pay card" so I can PVR with the pay channels to
which I have subscribed?

On Jan 24, 2008 12:00 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:

> 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.
> beww
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