Month: April 2011

Looking for TV Software

After having some sound issues with my TV Laptop, I am looking to reinstall with the latest version of Ubuntu.  It is past due for an upgrade! Here are some options that I found:

What I have is an old laptop where the hinge broken on the screen.  Everything works except it isn’t portable.  So, I turned it into an entertainment system.  MythTV has worked very well so far.  I have been able to hook in Hulu’s Desktop application and you wouldn’t know it isn’t a TV.  Plus, I have been able to put our home videos and some other video into the library, and it works great.

I am looking for a better front end interface.  It works good enough now, but I wouldn’t mind something that might iron out some of these issues.  If you have any thoughts or have used any of the tools, please comment.


More Avidemux Settings

I tried my memcoder trick to concatenate/combine my flash videos, and it didn’t work this time for some reason.  It gave this error message.

All video files must have identical fps, resolution, and codec for -ovc copy.


So, I tried avidemux:

Again, you can open the first .flv file. Then, you use the Append option in the File menu to add the rest of the videos. These are the options that I found to save it: