Australian EPG grabber that works

If you are playing with a HTPC in Australia, you’re probably frustrated by how difficult it is to get decent EPG (Electronic Program Guide) data. The commercial TV networks object to providing this data, as they are luddites. There is a solution, however. It’s called DUGG, and it works really well for me. After a little fiddling with an .ini file to rename the channels to match my MediaPortal setup, it works a treat!

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One Response to Australian EPG grabber that works

  1. […] My post below proved to be famous last words… the writer of DUGG, the Australian Electronic Program Guide grabber, announced recently that the source of his data has started using encryption. While the encryption in question is ridiculously simple, he decided he didn’t want to get involved in a coding arms race with the data provider, so he is no longer working on DUGG. I can completely understand this, but I’m very dissappointed none the less. […]

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