MythTV is a Free Open Source software digital video recorder (DVR).

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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 do I use Conky to monitor my mythtv backend?

I would like to use Conky to monitor a mythtv backend, how can I set this up?
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How do I get a Gyration Media Center Universal Remote Control (GYR3101CA) working?

I have this remote, and I would like to set it up so it's working with Ubuntu and mythtv.
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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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Surround Sound and Video Setup

Ok. We're trying (really hard) to port from Windows to Linux (Ubuntu to be exact) Problem is... I just doesn't work as good as a Windows Box... The box is to function as a media centre and all ...
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MythTV gives an error when selecting “Watch TV”

I've set up MythTV for watching TV. I've configured the back end. I have a TV tuner, and a table of frequencies. But when you start the front end and make the transition to the item "Watch TV", it ...
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MythTV GUI problems

I'm using MythTV to watch TV on my ubuntu computer and I'm having a problem with the resolution. It seems that the GUI resolution is matched with the channel resolution, so If I'm watching a HD ...
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Does the TV Tuner Terratec T1 work well?

I'm planning to buy Terratec T1 TV tuner and i'd like to know if it works on ubuntu "out-of-the-box" meaning that there is no need to recompile kernel or doing advanced installatons. Has any1 tested ...
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Ubuntu as DVR, if the TV is off on boot, nothing will display when I turn the TV on. Suggestions?

I'm running 10.04 and mythtv as a home DVR. It's working beautifully, except for one thing. In order to save on energy usage I have the computer shut down if it's going to be idle for more than 15 ...
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What software is available to use TV tuner card?

I am looking for software programs to use my TV Tuner card in Ubuntu. I have mythTV installed and use it quite a bit. But I am looking for a program that can tune my tuner card in just a window, not ...
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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 ...
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What is needed to use Ubuntu as a TV

I wish to occasionally use my ubuntu computer as a television. I am in the US and would like to watch over the air (HD)TV shows. The ideal situation would be the TV show in one window with some ...
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Is there a working uPnP client/server combo?

I have videos stored on one machine; I'd like to watch them on another machine. Both are running Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit. So far I've tried MediaTomb, MythTV, and python-coherence. None of the clients ...