The kdetv application (formerly known as QtVision ) is steadily growing in terms of both popularity and features and is worth a look. It can be downloaded from http://www.kdetv.org/ .
Start tvtime from the command line:
Right-clicking on it will toggle the display of the Options menu. Adjust the settings to suit your hardware.
The tvtime configuration file details are contained in the man page for tvtime .
An alternative TV-viewing application available at FreshRPMs.Net is Zapping, a GNOME viewer that supports Vide4Linux, Vide4Linux2, and Xvideo and is extensible in functionality through plug-ins. The home page is http://zapping.sourceforge.net/ .
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