Mythbuntu is an unofficial Ubuntu derivative focused upon setting up a standalone MythTV based PVR system.

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Installation Mythbuntu 11.10 on 64bit Toshiba Protege

Started iso cd and installed... then asked to restart from cd... locked with instructions to chkdsk... followed these instructions... no jot... also: can no longer access bios... I want to get this ...
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Upgraded Mythbuntu from 10.04 to 11.10 - Now no GUI display

Updated this weekend from 10.04 to 11.10 and now when I boot, I get the standard "Mythbuntu" boot screen then sections of text, then blank screen, then text, then blank scree, etc until I finally just ...
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How do I get my EPG to come back on mythTV?

Everything on the schedule is coming up as unknown. I can't set up programs to record as nothing is on. Have run updates, channel scan, mythfill database. Still no EPG. How do I get my EPG to come ...
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MythTV works OK but other sounds do not with nVidia HDMI, what to do?

I have a Home Theater Personal Computer. It is connected via HDMI to a Samsung HDTV and then by optical cable to a 5.1 receiver. Mythtv plays very well, the problem is other computer sounds. These ...
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Deinterlace Mythbuntu 0.24.1 [closed]

Mythbuntu 0.24.1 I don't have a Deinterlacing option like shown here: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Deinterlacing Is it moved? My picture is top & bottom. When paused, it looks correct. Going ...
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Bursts of white noise sound when playing videos

I've recently freshly reinstalled Ubuntu, and Mythbuntu, on all my computers. On one of my computers, Mythbuntu 11.10, when I play a video, when it starts, I get a burst of white noise (static) that ...
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How to control volume of external amp from mythbuntu (alsa) [closed]

I have a mythbuntu setup with S/PDIF sound going to an external receiver that amplifies the sound into a 5.1 surround speaker arrangement. Currently I have to control the volume on the receiver (Arcam ...
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How do I set up network boot in Mythbuntu?

I would like to use MythTV frontend systems that have no local storage. How do I set them up to boot from a network drive (mythbuntu-diskless)?
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mythbuntu epg cron job not working

I've got a problem with my EPG grabber script 'shepherd' for the Australian EPG. These two commands below work when I type it as user mythserver but when I put them in cron the first command creates a ...
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How do I Replace Mythbuntu with 11.04 w/o Trashing SW Raid

I have a MythUbuntu server with a 14tb SW raid setup. I am finding Myth too finicky and would like to go to a vanilla Ubuntu install. Can someone direct me on the best way to approach this without ...
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How do I update to the latest MythTV release?

I want to update to the latest MythTV release, but it isn't available in the Ubuntu repository. Where can I get it from?
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Where is the Video Manager in MythTV?

I can no longer find the Video Manager in new versions of MythTV. Where did it go?
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Why doesn't (Xine, VLC, etc) work on MythTV 0.22 and later?

I used to be able to use an external player for video playback, but now that I have updated MythTV I no longer have that option.
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Why are the MythVideo settings blank in the frontend in MythTV 0.22 and later?

In the MythTV 0.22 frontend, why are the default settings blank? Why are these not populated to the correct content directory?
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Why can't I play ISO's in MythTV 0.22?

When trying to play any video in MythVideo that is an ISO, it fails to play. Playing other types of videos is fine.
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How do I configure a TiVo remote?

I would like to use my TiVo remote instead of the streamzap one. Has anyone setup a Tivo remote with Mythbuntu and if so would you share your configurations (lircd.conf/lircrc) and experiences?
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How can I configure Mythbuntu 11.10 to wait for a DCHP lease before completing boot and starting network dependent apps?

I have a clean install of Mythbuntu 11.10 acting as a frontend only. It is networked using eth0 and I have a router acting as a DHCP server on the same subnet. The frontend boots and automatically ...
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How do I know what sound system is being used?

I've noticed there is ALSA, OSS, and PULSEAUDIO. How do I know what I'm using? (I'm running MythBuntu 10.04 and I want to figure out how to make all apps - VLC, Basero etc output via the SPDIF).
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Why does Banshee recognize my Android on Ubuntu, but not on Mythbuntu?

I have one computer with Ubuntu 11.04, and another computer with Mythbuntu 11.04. Both have Banshee 2.0 installed. Banshee on the computer running Ubuntu automatically detects my Android device when ...
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Send OSD notification messages to all systems on a network

What I'm trying to do is send caller ID (CID) information from a system running Asterisk+FreePBX to all (3) MythTV frontend systems on my network. I'd like the CID information to pop-up over top of ...