Hacking MythTV

Jarod Wilson, Ed Tittel, Matthew Wright, Justin Korelc

  • 出版商: Wiley
  • 出版日期: 2006-08-28
  • 售價: $1,170
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,112
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 432
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0470037873
  • ISBN-13: 9780470037874
  • 相關分類: 駭客 Hack
  • 下單後立即進貨 (約1~3週)




Want control? Build your own MythTV PC.

You don't do stuff like this to cut corners. You do it because you want what you want and because it's fun. And a personalized MythTV is so much more than a PVR. You can combine HDTV, DVD, all kinds of music, radio, photos, even a plug-in videophone module. All you need is a little Linux know-how, assorted software components and plug-ins, an adventurous nature, and this book to tell you how it all goes together. Voilà the entertainment hub of your dreams.

Learn to do all this and much more:

  • Choose HD capture cards and sound drivers.
  • Install and configure MythTV.
  • Build your program guides.
  • Use xine to add DVD menu support.
  • Pass raw digital streams to an external decoder.
  • Do cool things with your remote control.
  • Hack your own themes.
  • Export MythTV .nuv recordings to other formats.

A companion Web site provides even more of the know-how you need.

Visit www.wiley.com/compbooks/extremetech for links, updates, news about recent developments in MythTV, and resources shared by other readers like you.


Table of Contents



Part I: Introducing MythTV.

Chapter 1: What Is MythTV?

Chapter 2: Fundamental Linux Concepts for MythTV.

Chapter 3: MythTV Sound and Picture.

Part II: Installing and Configuring MythTV.

Chapter 4: Downloading, Installing, and Configuring Linux for MythTV.

Chapter 5: Remote Control Setup.

Chapter 6: MythTV Backend.

Chapter 7: MythTV Frontend.

Chapter 8: Making MythTV Work.

Part III: MythTV Plug-ins.

Chapter 9: Plug-Ins Overview.

Chapter 10: MythDVD.

Chapter 11: MythGallery.

Chapter 12: MythMusic.

Chapter 13: MythVideo.

Chapter 14: Plug-Ins from the MythTV Community.

Part IV: Advanced MythTV Hacks.

Chapter 15: MythTV Look, Sound, and Feel.

Chapter 16: MythTV Performance Hacks.

Chapter 17: Extending the MythTV Environment.

Chapter 18: MythTV Troubleshooting.

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Linux Distros, Downloads, and Docs.

Appendix B: MythTV Resources.

Appendix C: Linux System Diagnostics and Monitoring Tools.