Me TV 0.4.0 and Ubuntu 7.10

Introduction
Me TV is a digital television (DVB) viewer for GNOME.

Me TV was developed for the modern digital lounge room with a PC for a media centre that is capable of normal PC tasks (web surfing, word processing and watching TV). It is not designed to be a full-blown media centre, such as MythTV, but will integrate well with the existing GNOME desktop.

Features currently include:

* Completely mouse driven
* Current and future program information
* Instant Record
* Double-click fullscreen
* DVB-T and DVB-C support
* Very simple installation and set up

Setup
First off you need to download and install Me TV 0.4.0 for Ubuntu 7.10:

wget https://launchpad.net/me-tv/stable/0.4/+download/me-tv_0.4.0_i386.deb

then cd to the directory were you saved the deb and type:

sudo dpkg -i me-tv_0.4.0_i386.deb

Now create ~/.me-tv/ if it does not already exist:

mkdir ~/.me-tv/

Now to install dvd-utils to get the TV channels:

sudo apt-get install dvb-utils

Once dvb utils is installed we need to scan for TV channels and this is how we do that:

scan /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/au-Adelaide > ~/.me-tv/channels.conf

Note: You will have to ls the /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/ directory for your location an substitute au-Adelaide for your location.

Final step now is to launch Me TV:

Applications –> Sound and Video –> Me TV

Screenshots of version 0.4.0

Me TV 0.4.0 Me TV 0.4.0 File Menu Me TV 0.4.0 View Menu Me TV 0.4.0 Help Menu Me TV 0.4.0 EPG

References
Official Me TV Home Page
Me TV Project Website
Linux TV Wiki
UHF Log-Periodic Array

6 thoughts on “Me TV 0.4.0 and Ubuntu 7.10”

  1. straight off the bat. i love your efforts, im an aussie and have a winfast DTV200 H or something, i forget, cant be bothered looking for the box lol. but i have to say im very impressed. also you seem to have 4 or 5 seperate sites or locations with different informations. im hoping you can consolidate everything into a single site explaining everything..

    other than that. great work mate. im running gutsy with said tv card.. and a 22″ lcd. its fantastic. havnt tried the remote yet, but thats not the most important thing.. again cheers!

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