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

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Mar 7 22:09:33 UTC 2007

On 03/07/2007 04:25 PM, jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
>> jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Not sure it's very Unixish to have authorisation credentials for
>> databases in random text files on the file system
>> Just a thought :)
> What is an encrypted hash but just another form of cleartext? '-p
> /etc/<myapp>/<mydatabase>.txt is hardly random BTW.

We could encrypt the contents of the mysql.txt file and store the 
encryption/decryption key(s) in /etc/mythtv/keys or ~/.mythtv/keys or 
...  ;)

Yeah, I'm looking at you DVD-CCA.


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