Ubuntu Default Mythtv Dreambox/Enigma2 integration

I wish everyone the best for 2010. I have documented my Mythtv Dreambox integration. In my setup the dreamboxes acts like a DVB tunercard.Here is the link to the wiki: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Dreambox-NetworkRecorderBest ...

Ubuntu MythTV most basic question ever! Play local videos!?!

I am almost embarrassed to be posting on the beginner's forum, because I've been a Linux/Ubuntu guru for 5 years. But I am completely baffled how to use MythTV for playing files on my local HDD.I am furious that such a simple task is so ridiculously difficult on such a mature program! I have googled ...

Ubuntu MythTV or other?

I don't know if I'm posting this in the right forum or not. I would like to watch TV from the internet on my TV. I've seen things like MythTV and WBCD (or some such thing) mentioned. I would assume for best viewing it is best to have a decent video card, and I don't know what type of CPU, etc., is b ...

Ubuntu Dreambox

I have connected my dreambox 8000 to ubuntu 10.10 via a crossover cable. How do I set up the connection on ubuntu, so I can access the files on the harddisk on the dreambox? ...

Ubuntu MythTV: How do I USE it??

guys! I just downloaded mythTV (front end and backend). I have no idea how to use it.I have a usb TV Tuner and an antenna. Myth TV doesn't seem to recognize that they are there, though. When I hit "Whatch TV" it directs me back to the menu screen by saying that I have no recordings. When I ...

MythTV help please!

I don't know how to set up MySQL and MythTV. It seems to me as the most complicated thing in the world. If I hate something, that must be a Linux application without proper documentation.I have enabled the mysql and mythbackend in Control Center. When I'm trying to run MythTV-Setup, I can't connect ...

Ubuntu Add user to group (MythTV to Wheel)

I'm trying to set up ACPI wakeup on MythTV. I have been successfully following these instructions:http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/ACPI_WakeupBut then I get to part that says "add mythtv and any other uses you wish to the "wheel" group. That can be done using the GNOME user GUI".Can an ...

mythTV on an actual tivo unit?

I was wondering if it was possible to get mythtv to run on an actual tivo box. In case you dont know mythtv is a open source answer to tivo and the only reason im asking this is i might be getting a tivo series 2 for free and wanted to see if this is possible so i could bypass the subscription. ...

Slackware for MythTV ??

I'm building a PVR from an oldish PC (P4 2.66ghz, 512 RAM, 80GB HDD). Now as a way to learn about Linux I've decided to use MythTV. I'm very new to Linux. I've decided to download slackware current as it has the latest kernel (2.6.21.1) which will support my TV card(Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1300).Does an ...

Ubuntu DXC3400 - Firewire - Mythtv

I have recently installed Mythtv .23 on Ubuntu 10.10, and I am trying to set up recording from my Comcast STB DXC3400 over Firewire.I followed the instruction from the link http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/FireWire, and I am able to record HD channels using test-mpeg2.Unfortunately I cannot make it work i ...

Need Serious Help with Installing IVTV drivers and MythTV using suse 10.0

Well I went through and compile mythtv and compiling works. When I go to setup mode(mythtv-setup) and go to option 2 - Capture Cards. I select PVR-x50 /PVR-500 for my capture card. Then for the video device, there is nothing to select! I am using the ivtv drivers that have came with suse 10.0 . My P ...

Ubuntu looking for a good mythtv tutorial

I have looked all over the place but can't seem to find a good mythtv tutorial that isnt from pre 2006 (which is a little outdated). I need everything though because I have no idea how to set up the coax cables. any suggestions are greatly appreciated. ...

Ubuntu Help! I'm new: Getting Kworld DVB-T PC160-2T card to work with Mythtv, anyone?

hII'm just trying ubuntu (and linux) for the first time today, going pretty well so far but I can't get my TV card to work. Its a Kworld DVB-T PC160-2T. I've spent a couple of confusing hours reading pages which suggest it will work (like this one: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Kworld_DVB-T_PC160-2T ), ...

Ubuntu TV does not start in MythTV Frontend

Can't watch TV in MythTV. The back-end appears to be fine. Schedules direct updated. I have created a Capture card (Hauppauge 1600), a video source and a input connection. If I select Watch TV in the Front End I get a message “Please Wai...” and after about 2 minutes it exits to the main menu. No ...

Ubuntu Help! Cant Remove MythTV!!

For some reason MythTV doesnt work and I cant uninstall it at all!After loads of attempts I was finally able to uninstall everything except the MythTV_Backend package. In synaptic I get the following error:"E: mythtv-backend: subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 1"I wou ...

qt change for mythtv-suite install problem

The mythtv-suite install needs a particular version of qt:Error: Missing Dependency: qt = 1:3.3.4-0.fc3.0 is neededmy Fedora 3 box has another version:$ rpm -q qtqt-3.3.5-11.4.fc3.kdeI was provided with an rpm for another version and I ran it:$ sudo rpm -Uvh qt-3.3.4-15.4.src.rpmthe rpm was 3MB, but ...

Transaction Check Error while trying to install mythtv. Why???

I am trying to install mythtv.I type yum install mythtv-suite.After a while i am asked if i would like to continue downloading about a 100M of packs and dependencies. when i type yes i get the following error: Transaction Check Error: file /usr/lib/libmp3lame.so.0.0.0 from install of lame-3.97-14.fc ...

New User- MythTV help

I'm attempting to install mythTV. I'm following the directions on the MythTV site and when I get to ./configurethe last line reads./configure: line 3500: qmake: command not foundthen the next step won't work either. Like I said, i'm new to Linux, so please be as elementary as possible in answering. ...

PS3 Mythtv

Ok i just installed Fedora 5 on my playstation 3. I went out and bought a Plextor PX-TV100U. I want to use my new tv tuner with my playstation 3. I know about mythtv but it just looks hard to install and i haven't found anywhere that gave me really good directions. I went to wiki and saw the guide b ...

Ubuntu Completely, Completely Remove MythTV

I want to completely start over with a brand new MythTV installation. (I'm running MythTV within Ubuntu, not running Mythbuntu) I have done a complete removal of everything starting with "MythTV" using Synaptic Package Manager. During the removal, I get the statement that the configuration ...

MythTV and MySQL -- Trouble connecting to server

Hola,I've had quite a bit of success setting up MythTV under Fedora C7 so far, but I've run into problems with the MySQL server. I haven't worked with MySQL before, but to my understanding its the main base of the MythTV backend, right?I'm following the popular Fedora MythTV setup guide at wilsonnet ...

Please Help -- mythtv-0.20 and myth-docs-0.20.1 -- Thanks a Ton!!

I'm slowly settings up a MySQL server for MythTV, and I've recently run into the problem of where my new database should be stored.The tutorial I'm following uses a slightly older version of Myth, which I think may be the problem. The tutorial tells me to place the new database in the following fold ...

Reconnect and Old LVM Partition for MythTV

I did a complete format and re-install of Fedora 7 on my MythTV box.I've left the old LVM that contains all my data in tact.However, I'm not sure how to connect it to the new system.I'm sure there's something I need to add into fstab.Here's what I've got:Code: ...

Annoying issues with MythTv FC8

I'm a relative newbie at Linux, having dabbled in it ages ago, but I've taken the plunge and installed Fedora Core 8 64bit on my new machine with the following specs.FusionHDTV Dual Digital 4Q6600 Intel ChipGigabyte M/b4 gb of RAMNvidia 8600Gt GraphicsAnd just the other usual stuff.Thing is, I have ...

Ubuntu MythTV won't uninstall

I tried MythTV but for some reason it didn't work.I was gonna uninstall it so I deleted the "mythtv" user account using "removeuser mythtv".Problem is, now when I go to uninstall MythTV, it gives me an error: chown: invalid user: `mythtv'invoke-rc.d: initscript mythtv-backend, ac ...

lost ubuntu mythtv

Hi,I installd ubuntu on my computer dual booting with xp.It was working fine untill I tryed to install mythtv.I could not get it to work and ran out of time to miss with it and shut down.When i started back up and booted into ubuntu the monitor flashd static a few times then went blue with the messa ...

Ubuntu Help getting MythTV to work

Ok I went to synaptic package mgr and downloaded ALL the files I THOUGHT where needed. I go to application file and see mythtv frontend/backend when I click I get blue screen asking for language then I get a "No UPnP backends found" I go throught the windows and get a "Cannot login to ...

MythTV, PHP, Apache in Xubuntu 6.10

This is my frist delving into Linux, so its very likely I have made an newbie mistake. I think Apache is not configured for PHP in my setup.I am trying to get MythTV running on my Xubuntu 6.10 machine. I am following the instruction on the the following page:http://s91928265.onlinehome.us/hfami...th ...

Ubuntu MythTV need help fast!!!

Okay so i installed mythTV through syntaphic package manager, and i got one error saything "i can't remember" so i thought the best way to figure out what error i was dealing with, i would just start mythTV and find out. So i started it and it told me to log out "So i did" and th ...

Ubuntu Mythbuntu - Mythtv user

MythTV Setup Hi - I am trying to configure Mythbuntu... I am running into problems because I can't set user permissions for the user "mythtv". Additionally I can't " su mythtv" as I get an authentication error ( passwd was either blank or mythtv both have been tried)Can anyone he ...

Ubuntu alternatives to mythTV?

I've had Ubuntu for a while now, and but for one small thing its great. On Windows I could watch TV with media center, but I haven't been able to get MythTV working on Ubuntu. Does anyone know a good alternative? ...

Ubuntu mythTV setup

I'm trying to install mythTV on 64 bit Ubuntu, but I'm having problems. It wants me to run mythTV as a user in the mythtv group, I've got mythtv as a user, but I don't know what the mythtv group is or how to set it up. it also says it requires an x display so I must login to an x session as a user i ...

Help with setting up mythtv w/ pinnacle PCTV HD Card (800i)

guys I'm a total newb to linux, but am exited to start playing with it. I am pretty good at tinkering with Windows though. My first Linux project is setting up a mythtv box from an older system. I am using the mythbuntu distro, but I can't get it to recognize my pinnacle PCTV HD card. Any ideas, or ...

using lirc to control mpd and mythtv

HiI know it is possible to setup lirc to send simple commands to mpd (play/pause, volume up/down, next/prev track) and bind these commands to the sutable media buttons on my remote (play/pause to the play button etc...) the problem is that mythtv uses these buttons to control video etc when its play ...

Ubuntu No audio for online streams in mythtv

Hi, I have a MB that outputs sound and video via HDMI. I configured my audio correctly for TV, etc by putting ALSA:plughw:0,3 into the audio output device - audio in mythtv, mythdvd, etc works like a charm. I have also configured audio properly elsewhere so that streams from youtube, etc work proper ...

Ubuntu MythTV questions

OK.... so if I download MythTV then can I hook my laptop up to my TV and play my vidoes on the big screen TV?And to use it as a DVR what exactly do I need as far as a capture device? (or which ones work with Ubuntu... I would need a USB capture device for the laptop right?)Oh and how well does it wo ...

Ubuntu Setting up MythTV with an ATI TV Wonder Elite Tuner?

I am trying to set up MythTV with my TV Tuner card, though I am not sure how to determine is my card is working in Ubuntu, if it is simply lacking the driver, and if the latter what driver I need in Ubuntu and where to get it. I have tried googling though all the referances I could find are for vers ...

NewB Q - Help with Unkown MythTV Linux distro

I'm a real NEWBIE - I purchased my MythTV box from a commercial vendor in Australia, who no longer support it (URL:http://www.d1.com.au).I want to start to upgrade & maintain it (both software and hardware). Problem is ..... I am a Linux virgin !! Could some guru please help me with a few answer ...

Ubuntu Noob stuff. Mythtv

I just installed 9.04 under my xp partition using Wubi and I love it. So much easier to use than the previous versions I gave a try in years past. I do have a couple questions though.Mythtv? I have it installed I think but when I try to run it I get either I have to join a community which i thought ...

Ubuntu mythtv-backend

I've tryed to install mythtv-backend and have had some problems so I've done it a couple of times. But now when i try to install tru: sudo apt-get install mythtv-backendi get this error:Errors were encountered while processing:mythtv-backendmythtv-backend-masterE: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned ...

whos can teach me how to install Mythtv-0.20

im a new user for linux(mandrake)..so can some body teach me how to install Mythtv-0.20... becaus i have to much error to install this program...plz help me ...

Ubuntu Mythtv and remote

guys. Im currently running Mythbuntu on my htpc. my remote is a harmony 520 and i have it configured to emulate mce remote under lirc. It works fine, except whenever i press and hold the down button itll only go down one option. Id like for it to continue scrolling until i let go of the down/up butt ...

Ubuntu Older versions of Mythtv

I am looking to install an older version of MythTV. There is only one version in the package installer. Can anybody give me some information on this.Any help would be great! ...

MythTV (Mythbuntu) Complete Setting-up

I've been enjoying transcoding media files lately and because of this new interest, I did a little searching on how to record TV shows and have stumbled upon MythTV. I was able to install MythTV Frontend using Synaptic and now I have a nice GUI of Mythbuntu in my Mint 7.My question is that I don't e ...

MythTV troubles

I built a box tobe a PVR setup, decided I'd go the linux route and grab MythTV or Freevo and right now wanna setup MythTV. I'm running Suse 9.1 personal.I've tried following the "how to" docs for mythtv but I get confused by them.I know I needmysqlgccfreetype2 develXfree86 develqt devellam ...

how to install MythTV?

can't figure out hot to get myth tv installed. the isntructions say to do ./configure, which I do and it seems to work. Then qmake mythtv.proto which i get a response ofCode: ...

can't get ivtv to work w/ my pvr-150 using jarod's mythtv howto.

Hi, first i would like to thank you guys for all your help, as someone who is very new to linux, i would have never gotten this far without this board.I am having some troube installing ivtv for my pvr-150 on a fedora core 4 box. i followed jarod's instructions and installed the following packages u ...

Error when compiling MythTV

I am trying to compile MythTV on an EPIA 5000 running Debian Sid. it gets through lots of individual files, but when it tries to compile a large amount of *.o files, i get the following error:Code: ...

mythtv mythfilldatabase problem

I am using Fedora 8 with mythtv 0.21 and a pinnacle 800i tuner card. It's my first linux box. I seem to have problem when I use the mythfilldatabase command to update the TV listing. Here is what I do: I download the newest tv listing and put them into xmltv file, then I run the "mythfilldataba ...

Speeds up and stops repeatedly, mythtv?

Mythtv on Debian Lenny 500. Just installed.High pitched fast speach when watching TV. Then after about 2 seconds it stops - freezes picture and sound, then it goes through the cycle again indefinitely. Code: ...