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Difficul;ties with trying to install and use tv adaptor


On 13/05/2018, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 13.05.2018, 05:25 +0800 schrieb Bret Busby:
>> Hello.
>>
>> I have purchased and tried to install, a tv adaptor;
>>     AVerMedia A867R AVerTV Volar HD Nano USB TV Tuner
>> for PAL digital television in Austyralia, on UbuntuMATE 16.04.x
>>
>
> the chipset seems to be an Afatech AF9035
>
> https://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Afatech_AF9035
>
> what happens if you manually "modprobe dvb-usb-af9035", do you see it
> get detected in dmesg ?
>
> it seems to have in fact been first added in linux 3.7-rc1 in 2012:
>
> https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5da2aecb46597c2b4a3dee2eb78863
> fee0c8354e
>
> so it should theoretically work ...
>
> ciao
> 	oli

"
~$ modprobe dvb-usb-af9035
modprobe dvb-usb-af9035: command not found
bret at bret-Inspiron-580-UbuntuMATE:~$ sudo modprobe dvb-usb-af9035
[sudo] password for bret:
sudo: modprobe dvb-usb-af9035: command not found
"


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Bret Busby
Armadale
West Australia

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