usb dvbt crypto redi pc 50 a not working on ubuntu 12.10

Asked by kostas dimitrakakis on 2012-12-25

my usb dvb tv stick not working on linux with lsusb say
Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1f4d:a803 G-Tek Electronics Group
with dmegs say
[ 100.440167] usb 2-1.1: >Product: RTL2838UHIDIR
[ 100.440169] usb 2-1.1: >Manufacturer: Realtek
[ 100.440171] usb 2-1.1: >SerialNumber: 000000041
and my system is
ubuntu 12.10 64b

i am newbie what i can do for setting my tv card so i need help or is any drive working with my card

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Thomas Kr├╝ger (thkrueger) said : #1

There is a way to get the device working, but it includes to replace the kernel with a newer version and compile the driver yourself. I can not recommend that for a "newbie" user. Do you have someone who has more experience in Ubuntu or Linux in general and might be able to assist you?

In either case you will find the description there:

kostas dimitrakakis (kdim2637) said : #2

I try that but is not working for me is any other way

Can you give the output of:

uname -a; lsb_release -a; lsusb


kostas dimitrakakis (kdim2637) said : #4

i correct with downgrade on ubuntu 12.04 and load the driver for my card and the kaffeine and work thanks anyway