This page is just about using the HDHomeRun for watching one channel of live TV.

setup

quick setup for Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install hdhomerun-config hdhomerun-config-gui vlc
hdhomerun_config_gui &

# hit the scan    ->>   button, pick your channel
# click the "view" button
#       (But make sure the "Program" drop-down is available. If this isn't available, you have inadequate receiption, and "View" won't work)

after you have it working