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This device, manufactured by [[w:Nokia|Nokia]], [[w:Philips|Philips]] and [[w:Sagem|Sagem]] in huge numbers for the German Pay-TV provider [[w:Premiere (pay television network)|Premiere]], is a [[w:DVB-C|DVB-C]] or [[w:DVB-S|DVB-S]] receiver. It features a 10Mbit Ethernet interface and a nifty graphics display. The device is unique in that it runs a user upgradable version of [[w:Linux|Linux]]
 
This device, manufactured by [[w:Nokia|Nokia]], [[w:Philips|Philips]] and [[w:Sagem|Sagem]] in huge numbers for the German Pay-TV provider [[w:Premiere (pay television network)|Premiere]], is a [[w:DVB-C|DVB-C]] or [[w:DVB-S|DVB-S]] receiver. It features a 10Mbit Ethernet interface and a nifty graphics display. The device is unique in that it runs a user upgradable version of [[w:Linux|Linux]]
  
LinkStations are popular among DBox hackers, since they can be used to record received media streams from a DBox. See the Linux-based Tuxbox project [http://wiki.tuxbox.org/ wiki.tuxbox.org] (German) for information about DBox hacking.
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LinkStations are popular among DBox hackers, since they can be used to record received media streams from a DBox. See the Linux-based Tuxbox project [http://wiki.tuxbox.org/ wiki.tuxbox.org] (German) for information about DBox hacking. This was once the main reason for people in Germany to buy a LinkStation.
  
*http://wiki.tuxbox.org/NAS:Buffalo_Linkstation  
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[[Get the Network File System (NFS) running|NFS]] needs to be installed on the LS for this purpose.
*http://wiki.tuxbox.org/NAS:Buffalo_Linkstation_II  
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*http://wiki.tuxbox.org/NAS
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== See Also ==
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*[http://wiki.tuxbox.org/NAS:Buffalo_Linkstation Configuring an LS for Dbox2 recording] (in German)
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*[http://wiki.tuxbox.org/NAS:Buffalo_Linkstation_II Configuring an LS2 for Dbox2 recording] (in German)

Revision as of 11:10, 1 September 2006

This device, manufactured by Nokia, Philips and Sagem in huge numbers for the German Pay-TV provider Premiere, is a DVB-C or DVB-S receiver. It features a 10Mbit Ethernet interface and a nifty graphics display. The device is unique in that it runs a user upgradable version of Linux

LinkStations are popular among DBox hackers, since they can be used to record received media streams from a DBox. See the Linux-based Tuxbox project wiki.tuxbox.org (German) for information about DBox hacking. This was once the main reason for people in Germany to buy a LinkStation.

NFS needs to be installed on the LS for this purpose.

See Also