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

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MythTV 0.28 on Mint 19/Ubuntu 18.04

I'd like to install v0.28 of MythTV-Frontend onto a new Ubuntu 18.04 box rather than the bionic repo's v0.29. This machine is a remote frontend to my HTPC which is running MythTV 0.28 (on Ubuntu 16....
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do the mythbuntu repo's serve mythtv 29.1?

I am currently using ubuntu 16.04 with mythtv .29.0+Fixes from the mythbuntu repo's. I see that mythtv 29.1 is out, will i be getting that? Do i need to change my source? If so, to what? thanks in ...
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why can't mythTv see my Haupauge HVR-1955

using an external USB Haupauge HVR-1955 ATSC tuner. MythTV backend setup doesn't recognize it. I'm new on this OS and need any help I can get
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gazebo_ros_package and error libaria2v5_2.8.0+repack-1ubuntu2_amd64 is not installed when compile catkin_ws

Excuse me! I have just installed gazebo_ros_pkgs, then i compiled Catkin_workspace with catkin_make it's take a error: libaria2v5_2.8.0+repack-1ubuntu2_amd64 is not installed. On the top bar now has ...
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New Mythbuntu Installation not working on restart

I've just installed and configured Mythbuntu 16.04.3 LTS on an Intel NUC. It worked fine (I watched some TV through a separate Kodi front-end) until I restarted the NUC, at which point I can access ...
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Issue with Mythbuntu downloads?

Is Mythbuntu no longer downloadable? All of the iso downloads I have attempted ended up being Gparted live isos, I downloaded the desktop image for 16.04 .1 and .3 and 14.04 .5 I downloaded directly ...
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Mythbuntu services don't start until after user login

I have MythTV front and back end on Mythbuntu running as an 'appliance'. MythTV isn't terribly stable and the front end will lock up after three or four days of continuously running live TV. So I ...
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What's wrong with my Mythtv install

Here is a link to the start up of my Mythtv Backend. It is not connecting to the database. There is the scrolling terminal window. Can some look at it and tell me what the issue is and possible fix? ...
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Mythtv MySQL not starting or connecting

I have re-installed Ubuntu 16.04 and all updates. I added the PPAs for my video card (WinTV-HVR-1265) MythTV 29 and installed both. I cid not get any error messages. I was asked if I was going to use ...
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What to do about upstart in ubuntu 16.04

So I have a [Myth]buntu system with master backend that started life as 10.04 and now has risen from 14.04 to 16.04. It is the only Ubuntu system I have and is pretty much ignored until it has a ...
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What went wrong with my Mysql to MairiaDB migration fail ubuntu 16.04

This is on a 16.04 Mythbuntu (upgrade from 14.04, 12.04, 10.04) backend ( I have five systems already running MariaDB) with guidance from MariaDB Foundation (interactive) Downloads Setting up MariaDB ...
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Mythbuntu 16.04 database fail in backend Mythtv 0.28 to 0.29 upgrade

I upgraded on 16.04 Ubuntu from 0.28 to 0.29 using the repositories, and I think the database upgrade portion failed. Clients cannot connect to backend and backend cannot start the database. From ...
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Mythtv - have to kill and restart backend at every boot

Ubuntu 16.04, fresh install. I don't know what I've done to mess it up, but I have to kill mythbackend (which for some reason is running with root privileges so requires sudo to kill) and start it ...
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How to setup guest session to be able to run MythTV Frontend and LIRC

I made a guest-prefs account to setup guest session like advised in related Ubuntu document. However, LIRC and MythTV Frontend do not work in guest session then, but work in guest-prefs account. When ...
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Unattended-upgrades broke persistent live media

I made a boot/installation media of Mythbuntu 16.04 by mkusb 10.6.6. I run a persistent live session. Unattended-upgrades started to operate and install e.g. new kernel on the USB flash drive. The ...
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“All tuners are currently busy” after boot - restarting mythbackend helps

I did a fresh install of Mythbuntu 16.04 and 3 identical USB DVB-T tuners. After a reboot if I try to watch live TV, but I get this message: All tuners are currently busy In addition to this ...
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Use MythBuntu As A Streaming Server

I have been using Serviio (a windows based DLNA server) to stream media to my other mobile devices (music & movies). Yesterday, I stumbled upon MythBuntu and was wondering if this would be a ...
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Mythbuntu and Haupauge 2255 tuner

Just put my box together today, using Mythbuntu and a Haupauge 2255 PCI tuner card. Server loads fine but when going through the quick setup guide and arriving at capture cards, the card does not show!...
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Migrating to Mythbuntu 16.04

I am currently using Mythbuntu 14.04 and want to upgrade, but I need to change partition layout, so I need to do a clean installation. However, I want to retain the recorded programs. 14.04 is using ...
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trying to get mythmote to work on mythbuntu

I know I need to change to a static ip address but every way I find won't work.I found instructions to use gui but I don't have the icon that's used and I tried the command line but "cd/etc/network" ...
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MythBuntu in VirtualBox with HDHomeRun Prime and Xfinity

Over the last week, I have installed about a half-dozen different Ubuntu/MythTV configurations in VirtualBox. Today I tried MythBuntu, but I keep getting the same results. When I try to tune to any ...
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MythBuntu blank screen

Installed MythBuntu on PC with ATI Radeon 7500 graphics card (uses RV200 I believe). The installation completed without any problems, but when I then rebooted, after the POST there was a brief flash ...
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Mythbuntu: Fan Art appearing behind Watch Recordings List

I'm running Mythbuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-48-generic x86_64). I'm not quite ready for 14.04 (ie, haven't got the half day to upgrade then iron out little quirks). I recently did an upgrade ...
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Problem installing PCTV triplestick 292e

I'm running Mythbuntu 14.04. I've had two PCTV 290 usb tuners working just fine for a while in the same box. I had to replace one recently and ended up with a 292e. The 292e is supported in kernel 3....
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How do I reconnect my WiFi without entering the superuser password?

The connection to my Mythbuntu system was recently changed from cable to WiFi. Now sometimes the computer disconnects the WiFi-connection and prompts for authentication. How do I tell Mythbuntu to ...
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How to stop Mythbuntu (Mythtv 0.27) running out of free disk space?

Previous mythtv versions had an option under the front end TV settings setup to control the amount of free hard disk space the system should maintain. I cannot find that setting in 0.27 and the ...
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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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Why can't Mythbuntu play DVDs but vlc can?

I did a clean install of Mythbuntu 14.04. Everything (not for my LCD Display) worked fine. I configured the backend and then I wanted to test mythbuntu. Just playing a normal DVD. But it won't! It ...
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Hauppauge HVR 1600 cannot get it to work

I'm new to this forum as well as Linux, I've been using Windows since 1993 and want to do a change. I've been trying Linux many times before but I had to go back to Windows because I couldn't get my ...
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Is this PCI analog TV card compatible with Ubuntu/Mythbuntu, KW-PC134-A?

Ask this question to the sellers directly in my country is a waste of time. Will this card work with Ubuntu? (assume 13.XX/14.XX)
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Remote with mythbuntu

I think i have found what may be my issue but i dont know how to fix it with my remote not working in mythbuntu. It is complaining about a file missing in sys/class/rc/* my issue is there are ...
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mdadm /dev/md0 fails to load on boot

I am running mythbuntu 14.04 with a raid 6 setup using 10 hds. Every time I boot my system, mdadm fails to load. I have to run the following commands to get access to the system: All commands run ...
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Why is my Mythbuntu install missing /sbin/mount.nfs?

I am trying to mount an NFS share on my Mythbuntu installation, but am getting this error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on 192.168.10.190:/share, missing codepage or helper ...
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How to start xfce4 session inside upstart user session?

I would like to use a upstart user session to run some jobs under user control. My machine has mythbuntu installed which means I have lightdm which starts an xfce4-session. How should I replace my ...
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HP proliant ML370 G4 server

I have an old HP Proliant ML370 G4 server. I tried to install ubuntu (MythBuntu) from USB stick, and after installatin started and logo of Mythbuntu shows up, I got an error Ubuntu 12.04 .... 37....
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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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New install of mythbuntu 12.04.3 disk size reported only 500GB but is 4TB

Trying to install mythbuntu 64bit to new seagate 4TB drive. The install only reports drive as 500 GB? Also if I let the install do auto install it fails at installing the grub. It seemed to work when ...
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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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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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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 plugin ...
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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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How to get Mythtv to use TMDB version 3 api

As of today, TMDB dropped support for their version 2.1 api, which is where (mythvideo, at least) is grabbing their data. How do we set the Ubuntu version of mythtv (0.25) up to use the version 3 api,...
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Unable to install from mythbuntu installation disc

I cannot install Mythbuntu 12.04.2 64bit. I have downloaded the image and burnt it to CD, however my computer does not see it as bootable. Much like the problem presented with this post "https://...
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MCE Remote no response with MythTV or irw

I've installed Mythbuntu 12.04.2 on a new ASUS H87I Plus I5, MythTV works fine but I'm unable to get a (Pinicale)PCTV MCE remote to work. I have the same Mythbuntu running on an old Dell Optiplex ...
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lircd works when run from command line, not when run from init.d/service

I'm configuring a system for use as a media centre, running Mythbuntu 12.04. Everything is working, short of the remote. I've configured my remote, and it I start lirc from the command line, it works ...
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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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MythTV backend configuration. Can't add myself as root user

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04. I received the following messages: Message 1: You must be a member of the "mythtv" group before starting any mythtv applications. Would you like to ...
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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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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 ...