[sf-lug] Newbie grateful for suggestions installs MythBuntu

Kristian Erik Hermansen kristian.hermansen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 14:41:09 PDT 2007

On 10/29/07, Tomer <tomer at pacbell.net> wrote:
> As the LinuxWorld article said in one of the recent issues:
> --Just buy a friggin Tivo
> You will always end up putting more work into these things than they are
> worth. Even if you get this work now, something will break down the line, or
> wont be compatible. Let the pros do it....

Yes, of course.  But do you have freedom with Tivo?

...Freedom to commercial skip?  No.  Freedom from privacy concerns?
No.  Freedom to transfer the recorded content?  No.  Freedom from
monthly/yearly subscriber costs?  No.  Freedom from DRM?  No.  Freedom
to tinker?  No.

There is a small price to pay for freedom -- and it begins with a
little knowledge :-)
Kristian Erik Hermansen

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