[clug] linux Digest, Vol 148, Issue 13

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 00:07:11 MDT 2015

On 13/04/15 11:46, John Mills wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 11:12:59AM +1000, Brenton Ross wrote:
>> Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:12:59 +1000
>> From: Brenton Ross <rossb at fwi.net.au>
>> Subject: Re: [clug] linux Digest, Vol 148, Issue 13
>> To: linux at lists.samba.org
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>>> Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:43:12 +1000
>>> From: Scott Ferguson <scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com>
>>> To: CLUG List <linux at lists.samba.org>
>>> Subject: [clug] RTL2832U, SDR, Avidemux and editing out advertising
>>> 	from recorded television
>>> Message-ID: <5529BFA0.7090900 at gmail.com>
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>>> I recently purchased a cheap RTL2832U chipset TV stick for use as a SDR
>>> and GPS.
>>> Digital Energy Mini Digital TV Stick, BlazeVide HDTV Player (RTL2838
>>> It took a little fiddling to get it fully working on Wheezy with
>>> backports, but I did take notes if anyone needs help getting one working.
>>> As a TV recorder it works well and I'm now looking at way to remove ads
>>> from the recordings. I've used Avidemux in the past but it's now a
>>> challenge to use on a stable box.
>>> Any suggestions on how to do this?
>>> I don't really want to dedicate a box to it, but would consider chroot
>>> or VirtualBox solutions. I also have a Crossover Office license if WINE
>>> is useful.
>>> I've not had much experience with MythTV - and I'm not much of a TV
>>> watcher anyway so I'm not particularly interested in setting one up (I'm
>>> pretty happy with XBMC). But I've heard MythTV has the ability to remove
>>> ads from recordings... anyone used that facility?
>>> Any suggestions and experiences in removing ads from recorded TV are
>>> appreciated (as long as they work on Linux).
> I found 'dvbcut' was good for manually editing .ts files.
> dvbcut.sourceforge.net
> John Mills

Thanks John - I'll take a look at it.

Kind regards

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