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gShow TV

http://gshowtv.sourceforge.net/
GShow TV is a TV program schedule viewer and a Personal Video Recorder GUI. GShow TV's basic purpose is to provide a nice GUI for viewing tv program schedule information and for recording the programs. GShow TV doesn't itself do the recording of the selected programs, rather it uses any PVR solution that exists. GShow TV is globally usable as it uses XMLTV to access the program schedules, and xmltv has support for multitude of countries. The interface between the recording software and the GUI is two trivial shell scripts, which are of course modifiable by the user as they see fit. The reason for this separation is simple: o GNU/linux almost everybody who has a TV card on their computer uses a different recording solution. The multitude of home-made recording systems is countless. However, most home-made systems don't include a nice GUI and hence GShow TV. Also as nowadays there are better PVR systems, like MythTV, VDR and Freevo, GShow TV makes a nifty remote frontend to these systems. GShow TV uses XMLTV for it's tv listing. GShow TV can be used as a TV Guide without it's recording functionality.

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Download

Download version 1.2.2 (stable)
released on 4 September 2007

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterTed Teah30 November 2005



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Petri Vakevainen Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Help Forum http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=511745
Support Forum http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=511746
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/gshowtv-devel


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build perl-GTK2
Required to build xmltv
Weak prerequisite GNOME

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 November 2008.



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