Free DIY PVR workshop
As a follow-up to my piece, Your PVR is an insomniac, Ushnish from Free Geek Toronto email to let me know about a free workshop on building a Linux-based PVR:
What: MythTV (building your own Personal Video Recorder) Course
When: Thursday July 14th
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Location : Free Geek Toronto, Unit B, 51 Vine Avenue
Vine runs one West of Keele, one block North of Bloor
Closest subway station: Keele
Linux Ubuntu computers available for purchase, starting at $50
Prerequisites: Some experience with Linux is recommended.
Not required if you are just attending the seminar, but recommended:
Talk on building a PVR (personal video recorder) using Mythbuntu (a version of Ubuntu Linux tailored to installing the MythTV program). The talk is free to attend, but you must book a space in advance. You are responsible for any hardware costs if you want your own PVR box.
The main MythTV website can be seen here: www.mythtv.org
A locally focused look at MythTV can be seen here: gtalug.org/wiki/MythTV
Download a free copy of Mythbuntu from their website : mythbuntu.org
To register for the Myth TV course, send an email to [email protected]
Subject Line: MythTV
Email Body: Your Name and telephone number
I can’t make it to this workshop, but I’ve heard all kinds of great things about MythTV. Worth checking out.
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