[mythtv-users] Looking for a good Ubuntu Install Guide

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Mar 7 19:56:31 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
>> work...
>> JMM
> Thanks Jean-Marc. That should help me to narrow down the problem.
> They really should mention the work around for this in the guide. It's
> excellent, even for a complete newbie, but when this happens there's
> just no where to go with it until you get some help from somewhere like
> this forum.

That's more of a Unix-ism than anything else. That's a very logical
place to look for global config files once you've adjusted to the
Unix mindset. Many of us have been using Unix for so long that we've
lost touch with the complete newbie.


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