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Month: February 2016

Re: [trinity-users] Kaffeine and HDTV

From: Thierry de Coulon <tcoulon@...>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 06:25:10 +0100
On Wednesday 24 February 2016 02.01:09 Greg Madden wrote:
>   Kaffeine is based on xine libraries, the latest version in Debian
> Stretch supports bluray, This is using TDE R14.0.3
> One thing I always try with Trinity issues is, login  as a new user and
> see if the problems disappears.
> I do have issues with Kafffeine that make it to painful to use, esp with
> so many choices available.
> FYI, Handbrake is a super transcoder for video, create my own video files.
> greg m

Hi Greg,

I use Kaffeine to receive and record Satellite TV, no problem. I also use 
Handbrake to convert DVDs. To create video I rather use Kdenlive.

My two problems for the moment are, as I said, that I can't get HD senders to 
show on Kaffeine-trinity (0.8.8/wheezy) and I can't produce a new channels 
list for either Kaffeine or VLC with w_scan because trying that hangs the 
computer. KDE 4's Kaffeine does not show DVB at all (but there may be a 
conflict, because I don't manage to start Kaffeine 1.2 from the cli, the very 
same command found in the TDE "start menu" starts kaffeine-trinity from the 

I _know_ that the DVB-C stick _can_ do HD because I do get HD TV with Windows. 
I have another machine running Jessie so I'll try on that one when I have the 
time to install the required driver.