[mythtv-users] MythTV and Hauppage HVR-950Q

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Thu Sep 15 20:23:10 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 03:45:27PM -0400, James Cobban wrote:
> I am extremely frustrated trying to get MythTV to work with the
> Hauppage HVR-950Q.  As I scan the forums and mailing lists I see
> thousands of people with support issues with this product.
> I am trying to run MythTV 0.24 on Ubuntu 11.04 receiving OTA ATSC
> signals from rabbit ears.
>   1. When I try to configure the HVR-950Q I am not given the option of
>      scanning for channels.  I have tried setting after setting, and
>      that option is NEVER enabled.

   You've got to pick the right type of tuner.

   Admittedly, knowing which one to pick is a little counter-intuitive.

>   4. I HATE MythTVs proprietary user interface with its refusal to
>      cooperate with the window manager or respond to any standard
>      commands.  MythTV just grabs the whole screen and then demands

   Just run it in a window. A little Google goes a long way.


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