Tag Archives: MythTV

manually running mythfilldatabase needs new options for Mythtv 0.25

I download my French TV listings from a great website called Kazer. I download these using wget then insert the listings manually using mythfilldatabase run using cron ever few days. With Mythtv 0.25 this has changed and there are new … Continue reading

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New mythtv frontend setup

I’ve just setup a new Mythtv box. Although the previous system was relatively quiet, it was in a big box, and I want minimalism now rather then obvious geekery in the living room. So I’ve got myself an Acer Revo … Continue reading

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Mythmovies in the UK

Mythmovies is a cool plugin to show film times in cinemas around you (geographically speaking that is!). However, up to now it’s been US only. However, this script found on the Ubuntu forums works perfectly in the UK. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1090793 Works … Continue reading

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Running Jive on Mythtv

Just got Squeezeplay (the new replacement for SoftSqueeze) working from Mythtv! .. and it was dead easy. – Check out the source code from Subversion: svn co http://svn.slimdevices.com/repos/jive/7.4/trunk/squeezeplay – compiled it (if you are doing this on a 64bit box … Continue reading

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Mysql binary logs

How to clean old binary logs Here’s a little quick tip on cleaning your MythTV box of space cluttering binary logs. These are generated for every transaction that Mysql does. So if you have any corruption you can redo the … Continue reading

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Screencasts of Installing MythTV Via MythDora 4.0

Slashdot | Screencasts of Installing MythTV Via MythDora 4.0 Seen on /. a new @boot and install from a single CD” MythTV distro. This time based on a more mainstream RedHat/FC one. I’ve been using a MythTV box as my … Continue reading

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User Manual:Periodic Maintenance – MythTV

User Manual:Periodic Maintenance – MythTV There are two things I really need to do.  Do regular backups of my MythTV box, and start doing regular maintenance of the database. I have a script that will back up, compress and then … Continue reading

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4 Satellites from a single SMALL dish

Sat Europa – Product Overview Wow I really would like one of these! I’ve currently got a single 60Cm dish with a monoblock LNB pointing at Hotbird 13 dg and Astra 19.2 deg. This baby is smaller and able to … Continue reading

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DVI-d vs DVI-D, or LG 32″ TV vs Radeon 9250 card

“My Mythtv box is currently outputting to a LG RZ-32LZ55 32” LCD TV using a Radeon 9250 card. Currently I’#m using a DVI-I cable from the DVI of the radeon to the DVI of the TV. Now I have a … Continue reading

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Moving Mysql binary logs

In connection with the disc space problem of the binary logs, I found it was dead easy to put them on a different partition. In /etc/mysql/my.cnf there is a line log-bin just change this to log-bin = /newdirectory Then just … Continue reading

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