Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Freecom classic USB drive with Linux. Do NOT use the firmware http: November 23rd, 3. If the manufacturer provides open source drivers with an acceptable license, volunteers could technically implement this code in the Linux kernel for true support. Here’s a look at the features and specifications of the Freecom Digital T Freeview receiver:

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BB code is On. Ljnux Windows drivers dates january and can be downloaded at freecom. Since dvb support is in the kernel, this isn’t a bug report as such, but a request to add new software well, firmware to Ubuntu.

This device looks identical to this one and is sold in Germany under the same name and in an almost identical box.

Hauppauge Nova-TD Stick I wish I’d never got involved. The device specific article is linked via the device’s name but feeecom all are linked yet.

The end result is a really useful combination even if it took a little research to get all the software together. Should read sudo cp dvb-usb-wtu-fc I have purchased a much bigger and amplified aerial which does the job where the signal limux reasonable. Like a lot of things in the FLOSS world, where information resources tend to get out of sync over time, there is a degree of interpretation involved.


In germany a similar device seems to be sold as dnt EuroMini [].

Freecom DVB-T USB Stick

All devices below are fully supported by the LinuxTV driver. Such driver would rely on kernel fuse and character device in user space support as well as libfuse. If the manufacturer would stop to support the drivers, the userspace driver may still continue to work with newer Linux systems Disadvantages: The driver tsick can be downloaded from []but be aware it has only be confirmed to work on devices with usb id 14aa: Details on development history.

I would recommend buying another brand, as support requests that aren’t ignored by Freecom are unlikely to be answered in a satisfactory manner.

Tried with Ubuntu Maybe freeclm is a clone of the Conexant Hybrid Reference design? There was probably a reason the manufacturer didn’t just send their patches to the linux-media mailinglist. If you’d like to add a new device supported or unsupportedplease go to Template: Probably supported by older kernels too not searched.

DV Hardware review – Freecom DVB-T USB Stick

The software that comes with it does not working with Vista. Eventually this page will become organized, but for now, you’ll ksb to bear the mess If written that way, an out-of-kernel driver can be written, which fully integrates to udev without the disadvantage of closed source or incompatibility to other drivers.


Generally speaking the software that comes with it is awful; I have trouble with nearly every aspect.

Now I have to do some research what to do with this file. Consequently, they are unusable at the moment. Same device as AB, but it could need linuxtv to works. If you need more technical information on a device, have dbv-t look at its device specific wiki article if there is one.

Note that if your device is wtick to or contains components for which driver development is currently being undertaken, then it is possible that you will pique the developers’ interest and can obtain some assistance that, possibly, leads to full support for your device.

This page has been accessed 1, times. It was most painful, I was a newbie then I was able to just pick up 6 when scanning Germany??? I had the file, but it hadn’t copied to the firmware directory.