[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu F/E install problem 9.04

Jim Morton Jim at Morton.hrcoxmail.com
Fri Nov 6 15:21:45 UTC 2009

Jim Morton wrote:
> Setting up a F/E only machine. I've installed twice from the 9.04 
> Mythbuntu 32bit iso and both times I end up with a blank blue Myth 
> screen. I can arrow up and down and see a highlighted line move up and 
> down. If I hit enter it obviously goes into some setup/config screen 
> as I can see the various entry prompts are a darker blue but still no 
> writing at all. I can hit escape and a blank blue message box pops up 
> (I assume it's the one that normally asks "Are you sure you want to 
> quit Myth?") After exiting back to the desktop all looks normal.
> I'm trying to see if this box is even suitable as a frontend. It does 
> have an ATI radeon 7500 AGP video card in it.
> Would this be an issue with the video card or fonts or something else?
Solved - I purchased an inexpensive GeForce Nvidia AGP card, installed 
it and now all menus are visible.


 Jim Morton   

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