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

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Ubuntu 12.04, xbmc, opengl, intel motherboard

I've got an HTPC that I built myself, with a Asus P5G41T-M Motherboard. It's got an on-board HDMI port, and I've been using that with no problems. I started out with Mythbuntu ( an older version ), ...
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Firmware copy when kernel updates

I have a mythbuntu 12.04 install using a hauppage 2250 tuner card, with each kernel update I have to manually copy the tuner card firmware to the new /lib/firmware/3.8.0-xx-generic folder. I have ...
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MythTV cannot connect to database

I'm new to Ubuntu, just installed Mythbuntu 12.04.3 (64-bit) from an iso (single fontend/backend combo). Seemed to instal fine, rebooted my machine only to find I was faced with a screen asking for ...
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Adding hard drive failed

I was using Von Welch's instructions to install a 500 GB Seagate drive to write the recordings to. Everything seemed to be going okay until mkfs /dev/sdb1 then we get an error message: mkfs.ext2: ...
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PVR Software Install on Ubuntu 14.04

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and would like to get MythTV or VDR working. I used the Ubuntu Software Centre and Synaptic Package Manager to install the software but I have not been able ...
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Bad quality video DVB-T MPEG4 after a few minutes

I have a problem with mythfrontend in Oneiric installed from Mythbuntu. I cannot watch TV after few minutes because of lots of artifacts. I have a Hauppauge 1300 DVB-T tuner and MPEG-4 compression is ...
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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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How do I kill locked mythtv frontend

I have a new install of Ubuntu 13.10 with mythtv .27 installed. After configuring mythtv FE I tried to exit. It would not let me exit. I tried several times without success. Because mythtv FE ...
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Upgrading MythTV from 0.25 to 0.27 fails

I'm using ubuntu 12.10. I installed MythTV from the software center which installed 0.25. That version is no longer supported so I opted to install 0.27 using the following commands: sudo ...
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default passwords for mythbuntu

I have downloaded and installed mythbuntu. Very clean process. I now need to install shepherd for Australian EPG. When I wget 'http://www.whuffy.com/shepherd/shepherd' it loads the file to my user ...
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Mythtv 0.25 rescan for videos

I have been searching for instructions regarding rescanning the /var/lib/mythtv/video folder. Most instructions are dated and reference older mythtv versions. Some note that mythvideo has been 'pulled ...
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Why doesn't networking work after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04?

After the upgrade to 12.04, networking is down. I can ping my router, but that's it. (This is a wired connection, not wi-fi). Manually running /etc/init.d/networking restart does not help. I ...
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Help installing mythtv

Need some help trying to install mythtv. I have installed it from the Ubuntu software center but every time i click on the mythtv back end it just gets stuck in a loop. when i try to login to mysql ...
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Mythbuntu Public Samba Shares

I have installed Mythbuntu 14.04 and have MythTV running. I am trying to access the Videos and other Samba shares from my Windows 8.1 workstation and get an "Access Denied" when I try. When I type ...
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Support for Kworld UB435-Q V3 TV Stick

My first question here... Also new to the Linux world... Anyways here it is. I am trying to setup a small Home Theatre PC, based on Ubuntu (14.04), where I'm planning to run MythTV. I've chosen the ...
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My mythtv setup menus changed to greek, anybody else?

After the last update, my mythtv setup menus in the frontend and backend changed to greek, I think it is just a font issue because it looks like letter substitution rather than language. Either way ...
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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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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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how to use mythlink.pl

I have been trying to understand how to use mythlink.pl. I would like the mythtv recordings to have a readable title. I have read several articles and posts on different forums, but I still do not ...
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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 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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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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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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Setting up TV cards and importing channels in MythTV

I've been trying to setup any one of my 3 TV cards with Mythbuntu for the past two days and I really could do with some help.... I'm also a complete noob when it comes to Ubuntu/Linux. What I have: ...
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Resolution changes if TV is restarted

I have MythTV connected to flat panel TV by HDMI. The resolution is correct only if the startup sequence is: TV on, then start the MythTV computer. With this sequence the resolution is 1280x720, ...
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DVB adapter under kernel 3.13.0-35 and above

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.1 server with a MythTV backend server and a Digital Devices DVB adapter. The server has been working fine, but if I upgrade the kernel from 3.13.0-34 to 3.13.0-35/3.13.0-36 my ...
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Tuning in Satellite Channels on Mythbuntu

I have recently set up a Mythtv system using Mythbuntu. It receives Satellite via a WinTV Nova S2-HD Card which I connected to my Satellite pointing at Astra 28.2E. I have set up the card in MythTV, ...
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Install of Mythbuntu steps docs

Is there a written (TXT) step by step on install of Mythbuntu that a newbie can follow easily?
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How do I set up multi-seat audio with multiple sound cards

I want to build a multi-seat system with two seats. The first seat will be dedicated to run a MythTV front end client and this seat's video/audio will be sent to multiple TV's in other rooms via a ...
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MythTv and Skystar2 rev2.8

I just set up an small and old mythtv server with an Skystart2 rev2.8 dvb-card. I found an patch there how can install SkyStar 2 PCI DVB on ubuntu 14.04 x86_64?. This all worked fine so i thought it ...
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How do I fix the 192.168.1.2 and 127.0.0.1 errors when starting mythbuntu

My system is Mythbuntu 14.40 on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge, 64-bit, that had windows 7. I'm new to Linux and need help. I can watch tv, change channels, but there are no listings. This is the last part of ...
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Unable to Record or Watch Live TV- All Tuners Busy

Mythbuntu 14.04.01 LTS DVB-T Tuner (a Techsan Electronics Co Ltd B2C2 FlexCopII DVB chip / Technisat SkyStar2 DVB card) for recording Digital Free To Air TV Mythfrontend Version: fixes/0.27 ...
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MYTHTV Control Center error: WOLsqlServerComandnotset

I'm new to Mythbuntu, Ubuntu and new to Linux. I worked with MS DOS in the 1980's and found the terminal but I have no idea of what commands to use. I have a Lenovo EDGE laptop. I replaced Windows 7 ...
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Hauppage Nova-T-500 remote seems to buffer keys in Mythbuntu 14.04.1

I have a weird issue with my remote in Mythbuntu 14.04.1 which works perfectly well in Mythbuntu 12.04-4. the only way I can describe it is that when I press a key on my remote, it seems to echo the ...
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Whats wrong with my new tv card?

I bought a new tv card because I want to make a media center. It is the Terratec Cinergy S2 PCIe Dual. The Ubuntu users article says that it is supported. Now i installed mythbuntu, but it can not ...
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How to enable paging via remote in mythbuntu

I've just upgraded from Mythdora (12.23) to Mythbuntu (14.04.1), and am now ironing out the wrinkles - one of which is getting paging working from my remote. In Mythdora, I had the channel up/down ...
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How to do MythtTV database restore

I switched on my Myth box today to find that there were no recordings listed.Possibly this may be related to an optimize db cron job that was scheduled last night ,but I can not be sure of that. I ...
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HVR1250 card fails to open with MythTV

I have tirelessly been trying to setup mythtv but this card will not open. After checking out this link I entered lspci -vvnn and got this: 05:00.0 Multimedia video controller [0400]: Conexant ...
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Mythtv .27 backend locks up when idle

Since upgrading from Mythtv .25 to .27 (on 12.04), I am unable to connect whenever the backend is idle. The backend still "wakes up" to record shows, conduct housekeeping, etc., and at those times my ...