[mythtv-users] Looking for a good Ubuntu Install Guide
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Wed Mar 7 18:08:13 UTC 2007
Jean-Marc Melchior wrote:
> the problem is, that Mythtv creates a text file with a random
> password mysql besides the password you setup in mythtv-setup, I
> don't remember exactly which file it is, but it has a name like
> mysql.txt, i think it is /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt if you edit that file
> and change the password to your actual Mysql password then it should
> On 7 mars 07, at 11:09, Damian Surr wrote:
>> Jordan Roth wrote:
>>> I have been a MythTV user for about 12 months now and have greatly
>>> enjoyed watching when I want to watch. However, I have set up a
>>> box with Ubuntu and enjoy Ubuntu. I have been a loyal Fedora user
>>> years and I am looking for a "HOW-TO" or an install guide that is as
>>> comprehensive as Jarrod's MythTV for Fedora guide. Does any one have
>>> any suggestions or a guide themselves.
>>> I am using Ubuntu 6.10 Efty Edge
>>> I have an Nvidia 5200, PVR-150(w/remote) and a PCHDTV-5500
>>> Thanks in advance for any help.
>>> Jordan Roth
>> Hi Jordan,
>> I would say that the Community Ubuntu MythTV Guide is very good:
>> but I think there's quite a nasty problem with it. I've gone
>> through it
>> twice now and although the steps are very clear, I never get the
>> end 'ta
>> da' moment. There's always a problem logging into MySql. If you know
>> your Linux, then this is probably not much of a problem. I got past it
>> once, then the entire system died on me. I've been through the guide
>> again since, but have forgotten what I did with the MySql bit so I
>> to work it out again. Unfortunately, family and work life have kept me
>> away from fixing it for about 3 weeks now but I think everything is
>> close to being up and running, once I figure out how to make sure
>> is set up properly again.
>> I think that Ubuntu sets a password for MySql different to what the
>> guides suggest for Myth and that's where the confusion comes in.
>> Here's another very good guide.
>> Just found this one too
>> but it may be a bit dated.
>> Good luck
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Oh, and check your xorg.conf. Mine didn't find my video card on one
machine I treid Ubuntu on, ended up with a VESA driver :(. Couldn't find
any tools to help me fix that one, went back to Mandriva.
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