This document is supposed to explain the operation and internal matters of a yaVDR system. It shall support users to get familiar with these things, that special for yaVDR compared to a regular Ubuntu system. On purpose, this is not an introduction to the operating basics of (Ubuntu) Linux. Thus, it is recommended to get familar with Ubuntu with the help of documentation, e.g. the very comprehensive Ubuntu Users Wiki. Furthermore, we will not go into every detail regarding VDR and XBMC in this documentation. Please refer to VDR-Wiki and XBMC-Wiki for more information.

Whenever the description of commands, functions or workflows exceeds the limits for this documentation, appropriate articles will be linked. This reduces the repeating of information.

Thi documentation is also available in form of PDF- and as a "all-in-one" version.