I want to get off using MCE for streaming, but it seems hardware support for TV tuners and remotes in linux is kind of scarce. Does anyone know of a good digital TV tuner that plays nice with linux AND OR a good remote control with the option of assigning actions to buttons without going way too deep into .conf files or the like? Thanks for reading!
I havent looked at XBMC yet, though I`ve heard good things. I`ve had other issues with linuxmce and mythtv in the form of mythbuntu, but since i was trying to install those on antiquated systems with obsolete hardware that could be the problem. I know most distros have a card compatibility list, but i wasn`t as sure about remotes!
That's the good news. Now for the bad. I'd gotten a bit mixed up in that while you can have live TV/PVR fronted by XBMC it is only a front end, you still have to use something like Myth on the back-end. Having had a look through the Wiki: