Name: [16867] Patrick Davila
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Description: Co-host of the MythTVCast and the Linux Link Tech Show. Linux enthusiast and advocate. ...

Basic install of Mythbuntu 9.04 [ID:1428] (1/2)

in series: MythTVCast Screencasts

video tutorial by Patrick Davila, added 05/09

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The first video in the series is from episode 2 of the podcast. The guys cover a basic install of Mythbuntu 9.04 and all the configuration options available.

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22. Hreddieen Sat, 10 Apr 2010 18:03

Thanks a ton. I enjoyed watching it!!

21. Hermes Ingenious 6089 Sat, 10 Apr 2010 10:18

Thanks for the video!

20. jasa SEO, Backlink, Blogwalking murah Wed, 17 Mar 2010 16:30

I like the scren cast a lot. In my experience I ran into the "can't open DB error" that showed up at the end of your cast. Would love to solve that. Overall. Great. Thanks

19. iqajidnuw Tue, 16 Mar 2010 16:01

Thanks guys, very informative. Still researching and developing a plan and the introduction to mythtv was very beneficial.

Have a great day.

18. cheap canada goose jackets Mon, 01 Mar 2010 18:28

Instead of showing how to install Ubuntu, it should show how to make a *working* Mythbuntu.

17. Wellensteyn Umweltfreundlich Anti-pilling Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:56

Very informative! Good job! Great to have an actual walkthrough before trying to set this up. Thanks guys!!

16. Low Price Newport Regular Cigarettes Online 3 Cartons/url Sun, 10 Jan 2010 08:25

Good show.

Like to know more details on the /storage groups

15. anonymous Tue, 15 Dec 2009 01:35

Enjoy your audio and videocasts as they are released.

I've been running mythtv for the past few years, but there always something new to learn... I ws wondering if you could do something about setting up custom recordings etc.. I think people might that of interest... well peace for now.. and happy holidays..

14. anonymous Sat, 12 Dec 2009 12:40

Very nice.

But i miss a little about deferent capture card and mythfill database.

13. anonymous Wed, 25 Nov 2009 11:22

Good intro

12. anonymous Mon, 16 Nov 2009 15:53

Brill video.

11. anonymous Sun, 08 Nov 2009 19:36

Great screencast . Would have loved to see it done on a real box but I'm sure that would have presented some additional challenges. I am not new to mythtv but i would have been thrilled to have had this 3 years ago when mythtv was really taking off. oh well. I am going to watch your QAM screencast and then the downloadable podcasts. Keep up the great work

10. anonymous Sat, 03 Oct 2009 07:04

Thanks for taking the time to make the video. I really did not know what MythTV may do for me, but I do have spare HW and have been interested in Ubuntu. This video motivated me to try it out. Thanks again.


9. anonymous Tue, 22 Sep 2009 17:16

Agreed that it's a waste of time. What's the point of an install tutorial done on a VM with no actual working hardware? If you just want to show people the screens they will be using, use a screenshot.

8. anonymous Sun, 20 Sep 2009 15:36

Thank You so much for all the info on the web for setting up this great program. I am new to the ubuntu and mythbuntu formats, but have read and still am reading on everything they have to offer. I have got a mythtv box setup and for the most part works as far as the video portion of it, but the sound, is of everyone talking as if they were on helium, or related to the chipmunks.. I am sure it is a setting that I have to change but at this time am unsure what it is. Thank You again for all your work on this project, as when I do get it working it will be great.


7. anonymous Thu, 17 Sep 2009 15:42

Very good, it helped a lot I will view it again. Thank You.....

6. anonymous Sat, 15 Aug 2009 20:03

This screen cast was a complete waste of time! Two guys yapping for 40 minutes with zero results. The installation failed because they used a virtual machine with no capture card, etc.

5. anonymous Sun, 09 Aug 2009 11:27

awesome show.

During the install of mythbuntu I noticed the VNC service was greyed out... is that because it is set to run or because it's not allowed?

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3. anonymous Sat, 06 Jun 2009 16:20

Enjoyed the video. The only thing which I would have liked to have seen was a full blown setup with full configuration.

2. anonymous Mon, 01 Jun 2009 14:38

Well done but I would like to see an actual working setup

Great stuff! I just love these specialized 'buntu distros. And had heard of Mythbuntu from a friend putting together a PVR set-up. Just gotta find some time to watch TV, but as ever it's truly impressive to see open-source branching out into these areas. Sorry for the publishing delay - hectic times. Thanks and welcome to showmedo.

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