[mythtv-users] How do I add Mythbuntu control centre (and repros etc) back to Xubuntu?

Damian myth at surr.co.uk
Mon Sep 18 23:11:31 UTC 2017

On 14/09/2017 13:29, Mike Bibbings wrote:
> On 14/09/17 12:30, Damian wrote:
>> Hi Gang,
>> I feel really silly asking this, but can't work it out.
>> When I upgraded my Xubuntu, it turned off some repros and uninstalled 
>> some stuff. I've noticed that MythTV is still working fine, but the 
>> Mythbuntu control centre seems to no longer be installed.
>> No problem, I'll re-add it. Except that I can't work out how! :-)
>> If I click on the link to install from the Mythbuntu website I think 
>> I tries to open Ubuntu's software installer/manager. which Xubuntu 
>> doesn't have.
>> I thought that I was just having a blond moment with this, but I've 
>> tried a couple of times and I'm not getting anywhere.
>> What am I missing?
>> Cheers,
>> Damian 
> Without knowing what your current version of Xubuntu and mythtv is, it 
> is difficult to be explicit in an answer, so the following is general.
> I presume you did an in-place Xubuntu upgrade, what is your current 
> version of Xubuntu (lsb_release -a command in a terminal session),  
> also what was the previous version of Xubuntu?
> The following command in a terminal session will tell you about 
> mythbuntu-control-centre
>  apt-cache policy mythbuntu-control-centre
> If it is available, just install it (sudo apt-get install 
> mythbuntu-control-centre)
> You could change the Repositories settings using Synaptic, or just add 
> the appropriate mythtv ppa using information from 
> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Installing_MythTV_on_Ubuntu
> e.g. for mythtv 0.28
> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mythbuntu/0.28
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get upgrade
> Note if your version of mythtv is 0.27 you will need to upgrade to 
> atleast 0.28, or even 29 (just released).  note for mythtv 29 use 
> ppa:mythbuntu/0.29.
> Also when upgrading from one mythtv version to another replace sudo 
> apt-get upgrade with sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, I also recommend a 
> reboot after this.

Thanks everyone,

All sorted now!


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