I use Debian for years and to keep it clean I'm trying to use all
software from packages. It generally works, hovewer I have problem with
VDR, XBMC and drivers.
Usually to have the newest driver I need to use some unstable version of
VDR with the newest possible kernel.
VDR in Debian is an option, hovewer it's usually behind the newest VDR,
and number of plugins in repository is low.
This lead to alternative repositories. I know two valuable: e-tobi and
yavdr. I was using e-tobi but it lately isn't updated to the newest VDR.
Yavdr is built on top of Ubuntu, and while it generally works on Debian,
it's not recommended (some things doesn't work).
So there is an option to build packages myself - really no option,
because I have to make package manually for every plugin and for every
new version of VDR.
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