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Kworld 300u USB tv How to Ubuntu TV HD Stick

Posted by K0BET on Feb, 2011  •  Comments ( )  • 

UPdate: Ubuntu 12.04 kworld vs-atsc 300u USB

* Ubuntu 12.04 users skip to step 9.  12.04 has automatic
drivers for kworld when v4l is installed (
in most cases)

How to: Configure / install Kworld 300u  dvb linux ubuntu 10.04

kworld 300 usb stick ubuntu how to
Watch tv kworld 300u in linux - I made this because now one else had a decent FULL how to.
I am running UBUNTU 10.04 -

updates with 12.04 ubuntu

Grab a cup of coffee and lets begin: DONT PLUNG IN YOUR USB 300u stick yet!


kworld.jpg

* Ubuntu 12.04 users skip to step 9.  12.04 has automatic drivers for kworld ( in most cases) !

tv

After the switch over in USA to Digital TV -- the only way kworld will work in ubuntu is as a dvb device!

Refrence: smart guy @=   http://www.linwik.com/wiki/installing+the+latest+v4l+tv+tuner+drivers+for+ubuntu+10.04

* Ubuntu 12.04 users skip to step 9.  12.04 has automatic drivers for kworld ( in most cases)

Installing Mercurial is a fast, lightweight Source Control Management system

 System -> Administration-> synamptic package manager

Search for Mercurial - this gives your the hg 
command in ubuntu
-
install whats in green (click apply --> on host settings for mercurial
click forward)
* Ubuntu 12.04 users skip to step 9.

mercurial.png

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*On my 12.04 system the Mercurial part was not nessary the driver was already there --> 12.04 skip to step 9.
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CLOSE OUT OF Synaptic Package manager
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Installing the latest development V4L driver  - Must be done in terminal command prompt

1. Load up a terminal window if you are in the graphic interface.
term

2.* Ubuntu 12.04 users skip to step 9.
Type in the following to install gcc, mercurial and the kernel headers:
*On my 12.04 system the Mercurial part was not nessary the driver was already there --> 12.04 skip to step 9.

sudo apt-get install build-essential git-core linux-headers-`uname -r`


You may be asked for your password with the above commands, type it in and press Enter.
(*type yes to install pacakges)

3. Move to the /usr/src/ folder with:

cd /usr/src

4. Download the latest V4L drivers with:

sudo hg clone http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb

5. Move into the newly created folder with

cd v4l-dvb

5a) sudo make

5b) Dont worry the make command will error on  error will happen on make -- >

mk_error

  After error move to the folder /usr/src/v4l-dvb  and use Gedit fix the error -- change =m to =n on FIREDTV

 sudo gedit v4l/.config




*YOU MUST CHANGE the line of code on :

CONFIG_DVB_FIREDTV=m to
CONFIG_DVB_FIREDTV=n
to (you need to make it have an =n on config_dvb_firedtv

5C)once your CORRECT the =n you need to save file in gedit :

CONFIG_DVB_FIREDTV=n

firen.png


6. Now start the building process again :  make command once more  will take around 10min to run:

sudo make 

7. Finally we install the V4l drivers with:

sudo make install



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BOOKMARK THIS PAGE AND REBOOT!

8. Reboot your computer and the newer V4L drivers will be used.

AFTER REBOOT!

9. *(12.04 for ubuntu users start here )


Install Digitial Video Broadcasting (DVB) applications Synaptic


System -> Administration->synaptic package manager

Search for DVB --  install the apps in green - > once they have been clicked hit apply
DVBInstall dvb-apps
dvb_apps.png
Next download DVB - DRIVERs
Search for DVB-Driver --  install the apps in green - > once they have been clicked hit apply
 DVB DRIVER

  Ubuntu 12.04 also download
Symantic
Download V4l-conf

Symantic 12.04 download install -  libv4l-0

Symantic 12.04 download install - V4L2UCP  for V4L2 devices.  

Symantic 12.04 download install -  libdvbpsi

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PLUG IN USB STICK /w antenna !
Open a terminal again ->

term


From terminal

lsusb


From terminal
sudo modprobe em28xx



From terminal

sudo dmesg | grep -i dvb 



kworld_dmesg.png


Type:  This app v4l-conf wil check and verifty your card is pluged in and describes your driver
From terminal

12.04 users insall libv4l-

v4l-conf


: ) Sip some more coffee - its time for downloading a tv viewing program:)



  Symantic - Kaffeine Player & W-Scan downloads


Kaffeine is a media player (with w-scan)

kaffeine.png'''


Downloading complete --



Now lets open the Kaffeine TV program and see if you followed the directions:

Applications -> Sounds Video -> Kaffeine


Configure Kaffeine Television Options:

kaffeine_tv.png

   DEVICE1 SOURCE us-atsc-center freq:

config_tv.png


Click--> Update scan data over Internet

Configure Kaffeine FOR source ! us-atsc-center freq for over the air digital channels :
SET TIMEOUT -  tuner Timeout (ms):  5000

Kaffeine._device.png

(if you have standard cable tv in US - the setting is cable NTSC Center feq)


Configure Kaffeine Channles - Television --> Channles -

Television --> Channles -> START SCAN --

Hit scan -- then MAKE SURE YOU ADD -> ADD SELECTED after scan

Now highlight all the chnanles and click add selected to add  Channles to your channles list ... ADD Selected.

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Kaffeine TV!!

tv
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