Hot on HuffPost Tech:

See More Stories
Engadget for the iPhone: download the app now
AOL Tech

How to run MythTV on your Xbox

MythTVNow that the Xbox 360 is out you've got to find something to do with your old 2001-style Xbox. You can either give it to the ungrateful neighbor kids, or you can put it to better use by turning it into a PVR. Xbox Resource Center has a slick guide to getting MythTV, the open source PVR software, running on your big black box. Of course, the Xbox has neither a TV tuner nor the horsepower to encode video at a reasonable rate, so you're actually going to set it up as a front-end to a copy of MythTV running on your tuner-equipped PC. It's fairly straightforward, but will get you up to your elbows in Linux terminals and assumes you already have a mod chip in your Xbox, but doesn't everybody?

Tags: mod, mythtv, pvr, xbox

Comments

3

Add your comments

Please keep your comments relevant to this blog entry. Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments.

When you enter your name and email address, you'll be sent a link to confirm your comment, and a password. To leave another comment, just use that password.

To create a live link, simply type the URL (including http://) or email address and we will make it a live link for you. You can put up to 3 URLs in your comments. Line breaks and paragraphs are automatically converted — no need to use <p> or <br /> tags.