[mythtv-users] How to install Mythbuntu on XenServer?

Michael Watson michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Mon Jul 9 09:41:06 UTC 2012

On 9/07/2012 7:32 PM, Phill Edwards wrote:
> I've decided to virtualise MythTV backend on XenServer. But I'm having 
> trouble figuring out whether it's even possible.
> To install Ubuntu 12.04 on XenServer you have to first create a new 
> XenServer template to cater for 12.04. That's easy enough. But all the 
> information I've found on doing this assumes you will be doing a 
> network installation by entering a URL such as 
> http://archive.ubuntu.net/ubuntu/. From what I've seen there doesn't 
> appear to be a similar URL available anywhere for Mythbuntu. And I 
> can't find any information on how to install it from a CD ISO.
> Has anyone managed to virtualise Mythbuntu on Xenserver? I've seen 
> some reports of MythTV working under Xen, but I'm not sure what distro 
> that was.

You could install a basic ubuntu, then install Mythbuntu with apt-get 
install mythbuntu-desktop

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