Klaus Schmidinger's VDR (http://www.tvdr.de) is a very popular software that's used to watch TV. Using a DVB stick or card, VDR provides a full-featured hard disk recorder for terrestrial (
DVB-T), cable (
DVB-C), or satellite (
DVB-S) television. In this chapter, we will compile VDR from sources, including all its prerequisites.
This chapter assumes a running X-desktop environment using the
xf86-video-fbturbo driver (Chapter 1, Introduction to Banana Pro). In the first step, we set the television output to the full HD (1920x1080) progressive mode. Later on, we will add a deinterlacer to
libvdpau. This deinterlaver will enhance picture quality for interlaced video content. Make sure that your