[kwlug-disc] Anyone played with miro? Impressions?

Adam Glauser adamglauser at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 11:26:36 EST 2009


Colin Mackay wrote:
 > On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Brian Nickle <brian at nickle.ca
 > <mailto:brian at nickle.ca>> wrote:
 >
 >     I use miro all the time it is a great bittorrent client.  I
 >     have subscribed to bittorrent searches via rss feeds of my favorite
 >     tv shows.  About an hour after a tv show airs in the US it is
 >     downloading on my machine.  I've been 2+ years without cable
 >     or satellite using this method.

> I may have to check this out then.
> 
> Ever since I installed MythTV, we just schedule shows to watch, we 
> almost never use Live TV.  If I can just download them during the night, 
> I'd happily dump satellite TV.  Any Canadian news program feeds?

FWIW, I do the same thing with the Bittorrent client Transmission and an 
add-on script called Automatic.  I like this particular setup because it 
runs on my headless NAS and I can interact with it using either ssh or a 
web-based GUI.



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