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|Version download=http://sourceforge.net/projects/gshowtv/files/gshowtv/1.2.2/gshowtv-1.2.2.tar.gz/download
|Version download=http://sourceforge.net/projects/gshowtv/files/gshowtv/1.2.2/gshowtv-1.2.2.tar.gz/download
|Version comment=1.2.2 released on 2007-09-04
|Version comment=1.2.2 released on 2007-09-04
|Last review by=Ted Teah
|Last review by=Alejandroindependiente
|Last review date=2008-11-04
|Last review date=2017/03/16
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Submitted date=2011-04-01

Latest revision as of 18:02, 15 March 2017


gShow TV

GUI frontend to view listings and record TV programs

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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Ted Teah

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30 November 2005

Leaders and contributors

Petri Vakevainen Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/gshowtv-devel

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteGNOME
Required to buildxmltv
Required to buildperl-GTK2


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