[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend ? want v31 not v32

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Mon Jun 20 21:47:15 UTC 2022

On 20/06/2022 22:05, Barry Martin wrote:
> Hi Paul!
>> Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy) has v32 in the official repo so because that
>> version is newer than? v31 it is the version you get if you upgrade or
>> do a new install of 22.04.
>> If you want to use v31 then you will have to add the PPA for v31 and
>> uninstall**the v32 MythTV packages. You can then install the? v31
>> packages and finally tell apt to hold all the installed v31 packages or
>> else the next time you do a apt update/apt upgrade you will get the v32
>> packages again. See this forum post for details of the various apt
>> command to use. https://forum.mythtv.org/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=4874
>> It's important to do that for ALL the MythTV packages if you have a
>> mixed install then bad things will happen.
> Semi-apologizing for the delay in replying: tried a few options and apparently I need to have my 
> hand held to figure out the above instructions. Posted my notes at 
> https://app.box.com/s/c36i4nmocdwkllxvkc9j2l5bxb7vegeu   (PDF format) so you/others could see what I 
> thought I should be doing.  Basically Part 1 is using the 'without Ansible' option to install (what 
> I'm guessing are the) dependencies, then compiling the source code.  Got an error message which 
> seems to say I am missing dependencies but can't because they're not installable.
> So frustration break and on to Part 2.  Well, side-trip to Part 1a: saw there's 
> "2:31.0+fixes.202203040619.7e4ce1ba98~ubuntu22.04.1"  which seems to be what I want to install but 
> unable to figure out how to get to the page to download.
> Now to Part 2 (my notes: "Restart here" in the black line). Install using Ansible, then compile the 
> source code again.  And ends with pretty much the same error.
> ... Am I having problems because of this:
> cat    /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mythbuntu-ubuntu-31-jammy.list
> deb https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/mythbuntu/31/ubuntu/ jammy main
> # deb-src https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/mythbuntu/31/ubuntu/ jammy main
> No idea why the second one is commented.
deb-src is just the source packages to the deb above it. No biggy if you didn't need the source.


Mike Perkins

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