motv - Video4Linux TV application (Motif)

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename motv-3.103-8.1.x86_64.rpm
Package name motv
Package version 3.103
Package release 8.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Hardware/TV
License GPL-2.0-or-later
Maintainer -
Download size 224.74 KB
Installed size 835.79 KB
motv is a X11 application for watching TV with your Linux box. It supports
video4linux devices (for example bttv cards, various USB webcams, ...).	It's
based on xawtv's code, but uses Motif to provide a better GUI.
Also includes the teletext/videotext viewer mtt.


Package Version Architecture Repository
motv-3.103-8.1.i586.rpm 3.103 i586 openSUSE Oss
motv - - -


Name Value - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
tv-common -
tv-fonts -
v4l-conf -


Name Value
application() -
application(motv.desktop) -
motv = 3.103-8.1
motv(x86-64) = 3.103-8.1
xawtv:/usr/bin/motv -


Type URL
Binary Package motv-3.103-8.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package xawtv-3.103-8.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install motv rpm package:

# zypper install motv




2019-04-09 - Christophe Giboudeaux <>
- Add fix-build-with-recent-glibc.patch
- Run spec-cleaner
2014-12-26 -
- fix Segfault at start + add xawtv-fixblitframesegfault.patch
2013-07-25 -
- Add missing dependencies so the package build on factory.
2013-06-02 -
- Update to version 3.103:
* Improve alsa stream handling
* Add support for alsa audio loopback to the radio app
* Add support for multiple-band (AM+FM) tuners to radio app
* Tons of other bugfixes + improvements for the radio app
* Fix xawtv window flashing to black when changing channel or taking a
* Fix crackle crackle sound on mp34xx cards when changing channel
* Various other bugfixes
- Removed xawtv-3.95.patch, no-copy-dt-needed-entries.patch and
xawtv-read-config.patch (not needed/fixed upstream).
- Replaced Mesa-devel and xorg-x11-devel build requirements with the needed
pkgconfig(...) ones.
- Removed automake (autoreconf -fi is not needed) and openmotif (not needed)
build requirements.
- Use desktop-file-utils instead of update-desktop-files for openSUSE > 12.1.
2012-06-16 -
- patch to read config as it can contain keyboard events for vdr
(fixes bnc#735032)
2012-02-24 -
- buildrequire xorg-x11 for configure to find appdefaults location correctly
2011-11-30 -
- add automake as buildrequire to avoid implicit dependency
2011-09-10 -
- Update to version 3.102:
* Improve alsa latency handler and document the -alsa-latency parameter
* Improve alsa handling, fixing a cut and past error that causes
breakages with some cards
* Improve audio parameters detection
* fix build with ld --as-needed --no-copy-dt-needed
- Spec file updates:
* Changed License: to GPL-2.0+.
* Recommend instead of Require "pia" for xawtv and motv.
* Removed "export SUSE_ASNEEDED=0" (not needed anymore).
* Minor other updates.
- Added a patch "v4l-conf_non-position-independent-executable_fix.patch" to fix
the non-position-independent-executable rpmlint warning for v4l-conf.
- Added a patch "no-copy-dt-needed-entries.patch" to fix linking with
- -no-copy-dt-needed-entries.
2011-07-03 -
- Update to version 3.101:
* Man fix to remove mention of v4l1, and describe libv4l instead
* Fixes at fr/es manuals
* Warning fixes
* Addition of alsa streaming at xawtv: now, for devices with video
associated with audio inputs.
* Use X11 editres, instead of its on version, based on a port from
a motif library released under a licence that is not GPL compatible
* Add auto-detection logic for xawtv: by default, it will now seek for
the first TV device. If not available, fall back to the first grabber
* Add auto-detection logic for scanv: by default, it will now seek for
the first TV device. If not afailable, fails.
* Add optional support for libexplain at the v4l2/libv4l driver.
Libexplain provides a  more complete explanation for the error codes,
helping developers to better track what's happened.
* Don't expose tuner commands, on devices that are grabber or  webcams
at xawtv.
- Removed the patch for the GPL incompatible OpenGroup license files issue
bnc#696259 (fixed upstream).
2011-05-28 -
- Added a patch (based on upstream) to fix the issue with GPL incompatible
OpenGroup license files (bnc#696259).

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