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Re: TV over the internet



Ed Greshko wrote:

>> I've read lots of online postings about people
>> who are apparently watching TV on their computers,
>> but I haven't seen a concrete description of what to do.
>>
>> I'd love to see a posting from someone who has abandoned
>> the traditional TV set in favour of the (Fedora) computer.
>>   
> Kind of a broad question such that there are multiple answers....

Thanks for your response.
To clarify my query, I was not asking about TV cards in the computer.
 
> Are you simply talking about watching ones local TV stations or cable
> content on their system.  i.e. The system has a TV Tuner card connected
> to either ant or cable?
> 
> Are you talking about something a bit more complex where they still have
> the one system with the TV tuner card, but they are using something like
> vlc and streaming the content either to their local lan or the internet?

> Are you talking about people connecting with the likes of hulu.com or
> www.justin.tv ?

I looked at these (well, hulu.com seems restricted to the US),
but they both seem to be offering videos on line, rather than TV.

> Or maybe evening something like "Slingbox"...use to...but no longer will
> work wine.

I have actually tried Slingbox, but not with great success.

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