DVB easy handling tools for Linux
Easily handle DVB captures from the command line. In fact easier than using many fancy desktop apps. You can watch a channel while recording it, or any other received in the same frequency.
Determine the TV channels in any recorded MPEG-TS file
Show detailed information from any channel
Play, save or compress a separate program (including all audio tracks and dvb subtitles)
Actually it is a foolproof ffmpeg frontend to obviate the need for tens of parameters. It requires the ffmpeg package (which provides ffmpeg, ffprobe and ffplay) and python 3.4+ installed.
'dvbjet' standalone DVB capture utility
Tunes your TV card and saves the full plain MPEG stream for the selected frecuency, as with a radio.