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Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   08-23-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By djb61230
Yeah handbrake definitely easier as it has a nice...

Yeah handbrake definitely easier as it has a nice UI. I've heard others say that it can just copy the video but I never saw in the UI how to do that. The Video Codec drop down menu doesn't have...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   08-22-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By djb61230
Or ffmpeg can be used to encode the audio and...

Or ffmpeg can be used to encode the audio and just copy the video. So it would be fast. Handbrake as far as I know will want to re-encode the video too which will take some time.

ffmpeg -i...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,624
Posted By djb61230
Agree with the notion Linux setup being a lot...

Agree with the notion Linux setup being a lot easier to do, impacting the questions and traffic here. But I think smart phones and streaming boxes have had a big impact. Especially with the people...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-13-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,954
Posted By djb61230
We watch everything through the Apple TV. ...

We watch everything through the Apple TV. Internet video from Twit, Revision3, netflix etc. Also we watch local blurry rips, home video, and local recordings via antenna and recorded by software on...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   05-18-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By djb61230
if you have an android device you might be able...

if you have an android device you might be able to use it with a $35 chromecast. And get netflix that way. Not sure about amazon supporting chromecast but the chrome browser on android might work. I...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   05-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By djb61230
I've never found a nice solution for watching...

I've never found a nice solution for watching netflix or amazon using a browser. I mean it ends up being the experience that you are finding it is - not very nice.

You could throw some hardware...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,363
Posted By djb61230
I'd recommend getting the HDTC that can do mpeg...

I'd recommend getting the HDTC that can do mpeg 4 encoding in hardware. They are pricier but I have two of them and they work as well as the old original HDHRs for over the air. Save some disk space...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-04-2014, 11:59 AM
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Views: 493,818
Posted By djb61230
Sorry never mind....

Sorry never mind. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   01-11-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,819
Posted By djb61230
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by M3Roc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1328934/blu-ray-rips-with-make-mkv-look-aweful#post_24194086)

Just yesterday I installed...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-30-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By djb61230
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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-28-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By djb61230
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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-28-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By djb61230
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-04-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,942
Posted By djb61230
Hey - so it looks like you basically got it to...

Hey - so it looks like you basically got it to work with VLC which is very cool. Did you get it to work over the network? It should work as long as you use the right IP and port. Let's say the...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   10-30-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,942
Posted By djb61230
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by elmerfudII http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1497038/live-streaming-from-an-hd-pvr-vlc-streaming-ffserver-rygen#post_23889550)

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Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   10-29-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,942
Posted By djb61230
I have been working on a pet project the last...

I have been working on a pet project the last few years called jflicks media system and I do this all the time. VLC is the best player to use for this task as you can just fire it up to listen for...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   08-07-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,914
Posted By djb61230
That works fine on Linux. I gave one to a...

That works fine on Linux. I gave one to a co-worker and he has had no issues with it. Just uses the digital tuner as you say.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-26-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By djb61230
Doesn't myth do HLS? ...

Doesn't myth do HLS?

http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/User_Manual:Setting_up_HTTP_Live_Streaming_Recorder

I don't run myth so I don't know for sure.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   02-13-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,382
Posted By djb61230
For fun I was going to try a mini keyboard like:...

For fun I was going to try a mini keyboard like:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823852001

Being "slightly bigger than a candy bar" puts it in the same size ballpark as a...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   02-13-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,388
Posted By djb61230
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kwisher http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1389407/my-next-htpc-will-be-raspberry-pi/90#post_22958777)

I'd like to report that...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   02-02-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,382
Posted By djb61230
Gave Plex and a Roku a run today. Unfortunately...

Gave Plex and a Roku a run today. Unfortunately my test server hardware is pretty old and couldn't handle transcoding tasks for the roku. But I can see if one had a capable server, was watching on a...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   02-02-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,382
Posted By djb61230
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bac522 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455207/htpc-long-distance#post_22913796)

Plex transcodes formats that are not...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   02-02-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,382
Posted By djb61230
The roku is great for the what it was designed...

The roku is great for the what it was designed to play - mpeg4. However still most of our viewing is free local over the air mpeg2 video. Which means that video needs to be transcoded to mpeg4 -...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   01-25-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,457
Posted By djb61230
I have 8 of the green drives, 4 in my FreeNAS...

I have 8 of the green drives, 4 in my FreeNAS and 4 in my Mint server. They have handled anything I've needed (up to six recordings at once) no problem.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   01-06-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By djb61230
I'm pretty sure hardware acceleration for flash...

I'm pretty sure hardware acceleration for flash on Linux never really materialized. The nvidia card hardware acceleration works well on Linux with the nvidia binary drivers for non-flash video. As...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   09-22-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,218
Posted By djb61230
It works but depending on your cable co it...

It works but depending on your cable co it varies whether it's worth using. Because of copy flags and such there might not be many channels recordable. For example Time Warner only allows the local...
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