http://www.wired.com/news/technology...,59088,00.htmlThanks to the combined expertise of about half a dozen hackers from all over the world, the project is close to assembling a complete software package for homemade DVRs. Version 0.9 of the MythTV software is due out next week.
Based on Linux, the free software features an easy-to-use graphical interface, which can be navigated with a standard remote.
Steeper than TiVO but eh. . .