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Questions tagged [mythbuntu]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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mythbuntu 12 - lirc device doesn't appear to even exist

I'm trying to get a new installation of Mythbuntu working. So far, everything is OK except the remote. The sensor for the remote is on my Hauppauge WinTV HVR 1250. First I tried to run irw to see ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 plugin ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Tracing IR to Hauppage remote on Mythbuntu 12.04

I have installed Mythbuntu 12.04 on an AMD dual core. Basic TV play and record functions are working, but I am having some troubles with the remote. The card is a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 1250. I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 or Linux Mint 19 box rather than the bionic repo's v0.29. This machine is a remote frontend to my HTPC which is running MythTV 0....
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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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Mythtv MySQL not starting or connecting

I have re-installed Ubuntu 16.04 and all updates. Loaded the PPA for the video card (WinTV-HVR-1265). Loaded the PPA for MythTV 29 and installed. Did not get any error messages. I was asked if I was ...
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Hauppauge HVR-1265 with Ubuntu 16.04

I have a HVR-1265 TV card on a Dell Series 7 I-5 computer. I have Ubuntu 16.04 install (AMD64). I am trying to get MythTV to work with the card. I have reinstalled MySQL. I have finally got MythTV to ...