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Questions tagged [mythtv]

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

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How to get channels configured in Mythtv?

I can scan channels by dvbv5-scan -C FI from initial files /usr/share/dvb/dvb-t/fi-Tampere (UHF) and /usr/share/dvb/dvb-t/fi-DNA-Vesilahti (VHF). Can I use that information to get MyhthTV channels set?...
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Ubuntu 18.04, session log out when monitor is turned off

I'm trying to setup a HTPC using Ubuntu 18.04 and MythTV. I was able to finally get MythTV working but when I turn the TV off (using a Sony TV as a monitor), I seem to be logged out, and MythFrontend ...
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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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installing a second mythtv front-end

I have just completed the installation of mythTV inn Ubuntu 18.04. It works. Now I need to make files Sneed on the backend master available to a satellite machine. The documentation appears to ...
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how do I populate the Favorites channel group in mythtv?

I have just completed the installation of mythTV inn Ubuntu 18.04. It works. However, I want to set up a second channel group using the predefined Favorites group. When I access this via the front-...
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Successfully Set up MythTv as PVR with EPG on Ubuntu

This is about the only reason I do not use Ubuntu as a full time OS. (Next PVR, and it's very good EPG) My Question is has anyone successfully set up MythTv as a IPTV PVR (Loaded with a http://.m3u ...
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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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Intel NUC HTPC shutdown on idle

I am running a HTPC on Intel Nuc running Xenial. When I press the power button, it runs powerbtn.sh which initiates shutdown but my raspberry is able to wake it up, as I want it to. The question is ...
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Connecting Mythtv to MySQL and Fail ure to connect to Upstart

While trying to configure MythTV I was almost immediately presented with a screen that said that MythTV was unable to connect to the database (MySQL in this case). A screen shot of this is attached. ...
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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. 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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Mythtv FE not talking to BE

Having an issue with Mythtv 29 FE not talking to BE. I have localhost set in FE and 127.0.0.1 in BE. Using ROOT and MYTHTV for users. Could not set ROOT to MTHTV. Do I need a static IP for the system? ...
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Still trying to get Mythtv to work

This is my config.eml file for Mythtv. Does it look right? Can someone compare theirs to see if your log on matches. My FE is setup to ROOT as the User and MYTHTV as the password. I have tried to set ...
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Mythtv start terminal info

When I start Mythtv there is a terminal window that opens before the program starts. I catch something in the window about an IP address for the backend has a problem. How do I capture the info or is ...
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Is mythtv-dbg required

I am using mythtv 0.28.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed from "http://ppa.launchpad.net/mythbuntu/0.28/ubuntu xenial main" in order to have the latest updates for this version of Mythtv. Its a great ...
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Driver issue with Nvidia and Hauppauge card

I am trying to get a Mythtv system working. I have an Hauppauge Win-TV HVR-1600 Model 01199/01181 card. If I set it up as ASTC/DVB it listed the card as a Samsung card. It will scan channels fine but ...
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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 ...
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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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MythTV frontend unable to connect to backend after Mythbuntu to Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade

After the do-release-upgrade switched me from the defunct Mythbuntu distro to Ubuntu, and clobbered a bunch of my MythTV packages in the process, I've nearly got everything working again. I had to ...
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mythconverg_backup.pl crashes with error: Can't use 'defined(@array)'

mythconverg_backup.pl crashes with error "Can't use 'defined(@array)' (Maybe you should just omit the defined()?) at ./mythconverg_backup.pl line 1070." After new install of xubuntu 16.4 LTS and a ...
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Should I remove upstart binary from my upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 server?

I recently updated my server from 14.04 to 16.04 LTS. I had some issues, particularly with mysql and mythtv. Eventually I got it working, however ..... Whenever I do an update I get upstart error ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and Mate Desktop in VNC Session no Keyboard by mythtv-backend

I can not use my keyboard in a VNC Session when I open mythtv-backend on mate desktop. The keyboard works in the normal VNC Session but not when I start mythtv-backend or mythtv-frontend. My keyboard ...
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16.10 broke my MythTV

I just upgraded from 16.04.1 to 16.10, and now MythTV is broken. It worked fine in 16.04.1. Specifically it's the mythfrontend that's broken. It won't start, and this throws this error: *** stack ...
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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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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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Why is MythTV package in multiverse?

MythTV is a Free Open Source software digital video recorder (DVR) project distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. — MythTV.org So doesn't that mean it should be listed under Universe? Why ...
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15.04 suspend script not running and needs sudo privilege for modprobe MythTV

I'm running 15.04 along with MythTV. The computer can suspend but freezes on resume. I've traced this down to a problem with mythbackend and module saa7164. I've written a script that I can ...
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Where are the mythtv-setup backend start/stop scripts in 15.04

According to https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Setup_General#Backend_Control, ubuntu supplies scripts to start and stop the backend, ignoring the setting in mythtv-setup. Where are those scripts? On my 15....
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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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Error in `mythfilldatabase' when running MythTv-Setup

I have installed MythTv using apt-get install mythtv and when I run mythtv-setup I get *** Error in `mythfilldatabase': realloc(): invalid pointer: 0x00007fd49cc96840 *** Aborted How do I fix ...
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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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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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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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Xbmc PVR error, trying to enable IPTV

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, latest Beta version of xbmc, aka Kodi. Latest version of Mythtv installed. Xbmc's mythtv addon installed, aka mythbox. Still I'm seeing this error How to fix it? I ...
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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

I am trying to set up a small Home Theatre PC, based on Ubuntu (14.04), where I'm planning to run MythTV. I've chosen the KWorld UB435-Q because of price, and have hit a wall as it seems many others ...
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Unable to connect to local network after deleting everything in /var/log

I'm using MythTV and MythWeb has suddenly stopped working. When I try to connect, my web browser reports: Unable to connect Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at 192.168.1.100. I ...
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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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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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MythTV could not connect to the database

I have downloaded the backend and front end of mythtv for 14.04 but when I open up the backend to configure I get a screen to select country then on the next page I get: MythTV could not connect to ...
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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 add-apt-...
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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 ...