[mythtv-users] Switched from Debian Stable to Ununtu Server (12.04). Best approach for mythtv backend?

Greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Wed Jul 4 04:01:03 UTC 2012

On 07/03/2012 05:07 PM, Alan Chandler wrote:
> 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
>>     http://www.chandlerfamily.org.uk
>> It's a little unintuitive, but visit this page:
>> http://www.mythbuntu.org/existing-ubuntu
>> 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
>> settings.
>> 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.
> --
> Alan Chandler
> http://www.chandlerfamily.org.uk
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