FAQ: WinTV and HD PVR on Linux

Linux for Hauppauge products

Can I develop Linux support for my Hauppauge product?

Why aren't more products supported under Linux?

Do you know where I can find sources of information for TV under Linux?



Can I develop Linux support for my Hauppauge product

Hauppauge provides support for third party developers who would like to develop Linux drivers and applications for Hauppauge TV tuners and video recorders. Resultant works are often distributed through LinuxTV.org www.linuxtv.org.

If you would like to develop Linux support for a Hauppauge product, please contact us at: support@hauppauge.com

In the interest of having a single authoritative list, Hauppauge helps maintain the product list on the LinuxTV Wiki page. Users should refer to the following page for the state of support for a given product:

http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge

Which Hauppauge products are supported under Linux?

Our Linux page has drivers and user mode applications for many Hauppauge video recorders and TV tuners

Using our PPA for Ubuntu, we support the following products:

  • WinTV-HVR-955Q
  • WinTV-dualHD (all models)
  • WinTV-quadHD (all models)
  • WinTV-soloHD (DVB T/T2/C)
  • WinTV-HVR-1255 and WinTV-HVR-1265
  • ImpactVCBe
  • Starburst 2 satellite TV receiver

Hauppauge also has Linux support for the 461e satellite TV receiver, the WinTV-HVR-22xx series and the WinTV-HVR-19xx series. Please contact us at support@hauppauge.com for information on getting Linux drivers for these products.

Do you know where I can find sources of information for TV under Linux

Hauppauge Linux support page www.hauppauge.com/linux
LinuxTV Homepage http://www.linuxtv.org
LinuxTV.org Wiki http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki