[mythtv-users] Switched from Debian Stable to Ununtu Server (12.04). Best approach for mythtv backend?
alan at chandlerfamily.org.uk
Tue Jul 3 21:07:00 UTC 2012
On 03/07/12 21:53, David Brieck Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 4:37 PM, Alan Chandler
> <alan at chandlerfamily.org.uk <mailto:alan at chandlerfamily.org.uk>> wrote:
> Due to a major hardware failure over the last week I have had to
> rebuild my main house server (mail, dns, web etc). This was
> running Debian stable (Squeeze) with mythtv 0.25 via backports.
> Thinking I might be able to make use of the 0.25-fixes repository
> I rebuilt the server using Ubuntu-Server 12.04. However, looking
> a the mythbuntu web site it now seems to do everything through the
> mythbuntu-control-centre - and assumes that you do not need to
> know any details of how to get access to the correct repository.
> It also implies that the control centre is already installed - but
> I presume that is because I am using the server edition and it
> assumes you have the desktop. I installed the control centre via
> aptitude, and it pulled in loads and loads of additional junk with
> it. However when I try and use it, all the icons are missing and
> I get an error when it tries to do anything which requires admin
> permissions. I think it might have been trying to add something to
> my sources.list file.
> I don't really want the hand holding of the control centre if I
> don't need it - I can just as easily run mythtv-setup manually.
> Does anyone know how I can set the ubuntu-server up so I can get
> my backend to pickup 0.25-fixes.
> Alan Chandler
> It's a little unintuitive, but visit this page:
> and click on the chrome looking Install MythBuntu image. This should
> add the correct repos for your system and let you install -fixes
> You never have to open the control center if you don't want to, but it
> does have some handy utilities for optimizing MySQL and a few other
> This body part will be downloaded on demand.
but I'm running on a command line only server. I don't really want to
install firefox etc just so I can have a web page automatically add some
lines to my sources.list. Can't someone just tell me what they are, and
I will edit them into my sources.list. Then tell me what package to
install so the repository key is installled.
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