Accessible tv tuners from the cli?

Jason White jason at
Wed Oct 26 20:34:04 EDT 2011

Littlefield, Tyler <speakup at> wrote:
>Hello all:
>I was curious if any of you have tried using a TV tuner from the cli? 
>How accessible or otherwise was it? I'm building a computer hopefully 
>soon, and would like to throw in a tuner, but I don't know how it'd work 
>with speakup or if there's an accessible program to interface with them.

I haven't tried it, but according to discussions on other lists, mplayer can
be used with at least some tuners.

This is as much as I know, but it should be enough material with which to
carry out further investigations via your favourite Web search engine.

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