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MythTV 0.27 Goes Into Alpha, Has New Features

Free Software

Published on 25 July 2013 11:33 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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It's been a while since hearing anything out of the once very promising MythTV project. This week though they have issued their MythTV 0.27 release as the code-base goes into a soft-freeze for doing an official release in the months ahead.

A final release date for MythTV 0.27 isn't known yet besides having out a beta and release candidates in August. Features to be added to MythTV 0.27 include MythMusic Radio Streaming, initial support for themed menus, a notification center, AirPlay photo sharing, and AirTunes visual playback.

Additional details on MythTV 0.27 can be found through their work-in-progress Wiki release notes and the 0.27 Alpha announcement from MythTV.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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