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

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Recorded program doesn't show on “Watch Recordings”

I recorded a program (from antenna) last night. The show recorded, but it isn't listed under Media Library / Watch Recordings. It is listed under Manage Recordings/ Previously Recorded. It is in ...
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How do I install the mythbuntu environment inside of ubuntu?

I have installed the KDE environment along with ubuntu 13.04 and I was just wondering how to do it with mythubuntu and the other types of ubuntu. Please help me with mythbuntu and tell me how to ...
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Mythubuntu: Integrate mythubuntu in xbmc and time programming

I have 2 questions about Mythubuntu: How can i integrade Mythubuntu (for watching live tv & record it) in xbmc? Do i have to install mythubuntu first, and then install xbmc? Or is there a ...
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Usb dvb tuners not loading on start

I have 3x usb TV tuners they do not seem to load when my computer starts however work fine when I unplug them and replug which is causing issue with mythtv not being able to record
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How do I fix the WinTV Nova-T-500 mt2060 i2c write error?

I have a pc running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with two PCI WinTV Nova T 500 tuner cards. Every so often they will fail and require a reboot. When they fail, you get tons of this in syslog: mt2060 I2C write ...
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mythbuntu 12.04 power management/screen blanking issues

I'm setting up an old laptop with a broken screen as a mythbuntu server. The problem is when I close the lid on it, it blanks the screen, then when I re-open it, it re-enables the laptops display ...
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Cant find 7Zip after installation Mythbuntu

I installed 7Zip through web but cant find it in the menue nor anywhere else. What goes wrong? Greets Tom
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Ceton Infiniti PCIe cable card doesn't show up after driver install

I've searched the forums and still wasn't able to find an answer to my issue. The card just refuses to come up no matter what I do. I don't see it under /dev or with ifconfig. Here is some info on ...
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12.04 Hauppauge HDP VR LIRC Repeating keys

I have searched and read for months, every article I can find on this subject. All seems correct, only button presses from the remote repeat 2-4 times while controlling MythTV. I have tried repeat=0 ...
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Mythbuntu: using other partitions to store music and videos

I just installed Mythbuntu (12.04) and know very little about it. I do not want videos and music to be stored in /var/lib/mythtv/... I already have partitions for that: /mnt/music and /mnt/videos. ...
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Mythbuntu: no volume control

I just installed Mythbuntu 12.04 and when I exit it, I cannot find a volume control anywhere on the XFCE Ubuntu desktop or in the menus.
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How to use MythBuntu to send TV signal to a 2nd frontend

I guess the a MythTV or MythBuntu backend acts as a "server" for the frontends. I have MythBuntu installed. It runs fine, I can tune live TV, hear the sound, etc. To get this to work, I had to config ...
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Mythbuntu initial setup cannt connect to server

I'm really new to linux, and I just installed mythbuntu to a standalone pc, it's all installed ok and I've logged on, and started the setup but I'm having issues. I select language ok, the next screen ...
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Reusing old pc as pvr

have old pc, not connected to net. Want to convert to standalone pvr. Any advice please? Its an Acer Aspire x3300.
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ALSA fails to recognize on-board audio card

In Mythbuntu 12.04.2, ALSA (1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu1.1) fails to recognize the A88GMV on-board AMD 880 HD Audio (card). This system is fully updated. The system also contains a NVIDIA graphics card ...
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Unmet dependencies installing Catalyst [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the Catalyst stuff as per this web site and I get 'unmet dependencies...'. I'm an old man and I just want to use Mythbuntu. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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mythtv backend package build options

I would like to know if the MythUbuntu mythtv backend 0.25 (12.04) was built with --enable-libx264 or --enable-libmp3lame options. These options are needed to use the torc ios app and probably also ...
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Tearing on onboard intel graphics with mythbuntu hd playback

Im having tearing occur at the top 5% of the screen with an intel onboard graphics when playing HD video during motion. I'm using mythbuntu 12.04 with updated kernel and updated intel graphics driver ...
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How do I increase the verbosity level of nvidia's drivers in Mythbuntu 12.04?

nvidia says to do this: % startx -- -verbose 5 -logverbose 5 But how can I do it without using startx?
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Mythfrontend keeps loosing it's settings on reboot

I'm using Mythbuntu 12.04 and I have it setup as a LTSP server. When I boot a fat-client as my 'mythfrontend' it asks me the normal questions, language, server, username, password, then it saves that ...
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Resume from suspend with MCE remote doesn't work after Mythbuntu upgrade [duplicate]

I upgraded mythbuntu 11.10 to mythbuntu 12.04. I had a working MCE usb remote suspend/wakeup thing going for me. After the upgrade wake on usb does not work. The light on the usb ir-receiver does not ...
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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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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 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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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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How to remove the “ubuntu desktop” role after applied in mythbuntu control center

Hi i want to know How to remove the "ubuntu desktop" role after applied in mythbuntu control center. So im back with my default desktop and programs. Im running Mythbuntu 11.10 64 bit does anyone ...
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MythBuntu no boot [duplicate]

new Linux guy here. Bit of background before my problem: I've been following Linux for years, just never took the time to learn and try it. I am old enough that have used 3.1, 98, XP, and now 7 on ...