[mythtv-users] MythTV - help please!

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Dec 25 20:08:09 UTC 2007

On Dec 25, 2007, at 11:53 AM, Steve Cooke wrote:

> Hi all,
> My first message looks like it failed to get through, so I'm trying  
> again.
> I'm beginning to really believe that 'MythTV' is actually that - a  
> myth.
> I have been trying to get mythTV to do what it is claimed to do (allow
> television content to be seen on linux-based machines!) for over a  
> year
> now. Twelve frigging frustrating months. In that time I've seen at  
> least
> one new version of Fedora and at least half a gig of changes to my
> current libraries via yum. I cannot even get the Australian television
> station config file to appear in the appropriate place when trying to
> configure the 'backend' (I think in frustration I renamed it the
> arsehole in the end).
> I give up. I'd really like to get this working, but I cannot see how  
> it
> is possible. It simply does not want to work on linux. I don't know
> where else to turn to - so, in the same way as we RTFM when all else
> fails, I now admit defeat by turning to the MythTV users list...
> Steve.

It sounds like you need to start from the beginning.
What guide are you following?

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