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Re: alternative to kaffeine?

On Fri, 08 Jul 2011 13:44:58 +0200, lee wrote:

> is there a good alternative to kaffeine?  Since I ran dpkg-reconfigure
> fontconfig-config and dpkg-reconfigure fontconfig, kaffeine only shows a
> black window.  It seems to be still working, just I can't do much with
> it because the window is blacked out.
> So far, I've tried mythtv, and I don't like it, and I tried vdr and
> couldn't get it to work, probably because I'd need another TV card. What
> I'm looking for is a way to record movies with my TV card, preferably
> something that can run independent from X11.

Have you looked at VideoLAN? I'm not sure wether it can play/record from 
TV cards (DVB-T) but if that options is available it is a good multimedia 

Mplayer can also work with DVB streams, I guess. And KPlayer could be 
another option.
> Other than that, does anyone have an idea how to fix kaffeine?

I would first start by launching kaffeine from another user to discard a 
configuration problem.



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