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Boston Linux Meeting Wednesday, April 18, 2007 MythTV: A Roll-Your-Own TiVo Alternative

When:  April 18, 2007 7:00PM (6:30 for Q&A)
Topic: MythTV: A Roll-Your-Own TiVo Alternative
Moderator: Jarod Wilson, Red Hat Software
Location:  MIT Building E51 Room 376 

Jarod talks about MythTV: how to set it up, and what you can do
with it.

MythTV is a GPL licensed suite of programs that allow you to build
the mythical home media convergence box on your own using Open Source
software and operating systems. MythTV is known to work on Linux and
Mac OS X (PowerPC and Intel). It does not run on Windows.

Jarod discusses MythTV's capabilities, answers questions, and demos
a full MythTV setup on a Shuttle PC with a mix of SDTV and HDTV
pre-recorded content.

 Jarod works at Red Hat, and is co-author of the book "Hacking
MythTV" (ExtremeTech), along with co-authors Ed Tittel, Matthew Wright,
and Justin Korelc. 

For more information, parking and directions go to the BLU main site. Remember there is a free parking lot in front of the

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