It doesn’t need to download a driver from www. No idea if this will work but giving it a shot before you decide to reinstall can’t hurt. I am not a technical person so I cannot comment on the finer points of the commands used here. July 11th, 1. Join Date Nov Beans 1.
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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I made that mistake initially, and I had to re-install Intrepid Ibex from scratch all over again.
Digital TV” on the title page. November 2nd, 5. For kernel versions 2.
Now plug in the stick again, and it should load fine without the “firmware” error messagei. The new Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex 8. To solve this, go to the Synaptic Package Manager and install the “libxine1-ffmpeg” package.
So it seems that the driver has to be re-installed every time after kernel upgrades, starting from the ‘wget’ line. Originally Posted by tchu.
November 6th, 7. Look for and install Kaffeine.
PCTV 73e SE – Software Patch
According to this documentation on a French speaking Ubuntu wiki, this device contains the DiBcom chipset and works as expected with the corresponding drivers. Instead of pcctv the “wget” line above, you can go to http: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. November 1st, 4.
July 16th, 3. Retrieved from ” https: Now, an externally powered USB 2.
Join Date Nov Beans 1. You should see a 6th button called “6. No 7e3 if this will work but giving it a shot before you decide to reinstall can’t hurt.
Join Date Jan Beans 5. In any case it’s a neat device – very compact, which is also true for its remote control. Join Date Jul Beans 3. July 11th, 1.
If anyone knowns how to avoid the trouble of re-installation after each kernel upgrade, please post below. Results 1 to 9 of 9. Also, I noticed that the powersupply via USB is crucial – on my laptop, the USB port did not provide enough current to actually watch TV although tuning partially worked, which was very confusing.
For older kernels, the stick does not work with standard Linux distribution kernel drivers, but installation of v4l-dvb is not difficult see below “Driver Compilation and Installation”.
February 8th, 8. Also here from Linux-dvb mailing list, probably works http: The time now is If you plug in the USB stick and get pftv error message like “firmware not found”, you have to download the firmware:. It comes with a small thin antenna and a remote control. Views Read View source View history. If your distro kernel does not have the drivers included, you have to download and compile the cptv v4l-dvb to get it running, but that’s only a few command lines.