The rise of the dvb-daemon

  • 22 June 2008
  • sebp

I was able to complete all tasks I wanted to last week. The Scanner works completely for DVB-T and supposably for DVB-S and DVB-C. The Scanner contains a new method WriteChannelsToFile, too.

In addition, I started work on the EPGScanner that scans in fixed intervals for EPG data on each channel. Currently, the data is just read and stored in the Channel it belongs to ordered by time. Still missing are:

Let's record

  • 1 June 2008
  • sebp

Last week has been successful and almost all tasks have been completed. That means that channel.conf can be read and written for all DVB types. Recording should work for all DVB types, too (as already mentioned I myself can only test DVB-T). In addition, recordings are actually stopped after the given duration.

The new adventures of Deskbar-Applet

  • 21 April 2008
  • sebp

Today Deskbar-Applet 2.23.1, the first release of the unstable series that will lead to 2.24, has been released. A lot has changed since 2.22.0:

80 files changed, 7592 insertions(+), 2377 deletions(-)

You can download Deskbar-Applet 2.23.1 at

In the following text, I'll present the most significant changes.