Category Archives: MythTV

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Mythbuntu 8.04.1 Clean Install

  ATI Dropper support for some older cards in the fglrx driver.  8.04 is a LTS release so it should last until April 2011.   Install USER: mythuser Use ATI/AMD Proprietary driver TV Out enabled Auto Login   Video Setup … Continue reading

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LIRC for URC-6131 mplayer

  # lircrc.URC-6131/RC-5 (Hauppauge PVR-250) # 2004-01-25, Joe Votour # mailto: vulturej@vulturesnest.net # Save this file in ~/.mythtv/lircrc, and make a symlink with ~/.lircrc # TODO: Test/configure the mplayer buttons #       Finish the rest of the remote buttons … Continue reading

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lircd.conf for URC-6131

  #—————————————————————————— # contributed by     Claas Langbehn ( claas@bigfoot.com)         01-May-2000 #—————————————————————————— # # filename: RC-5 # encoding: shift encoded, RC-5 # brand:             Philips (and others) # model:         … Continue reading

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LIRC for URC-6131 mythtv

  # lircrc.URC-6131/RC-5 (Hauppauge PVR-250) # 2004-01-25, Joe Votour # mailto: vulturej@vulturesnest.net # Save this file in ~/.mythtv/lircrc, and make a symlink with ~/.lircrc # TODO: Test/configure the mplayer buttons #       Finish the rest of the remote buttons … Continue reading

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URC-R6 Macros

  A – Mythtv   TV – Last (programmed to CH+)   Pause x 4   Audio – 7   TV – Input   DVR – Up     B – Cable TV   TV – Last (programmed to CH+) … Continue reading

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URC-R6 Audio Setup

  Video 1   Video 2   Video 3   DVD/LD (DVD)   TV/SAT (Cable)   Aux   MD/Tape (MythTV)   CD/SACD   Tuner   Phono

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xorg.conf for ASUS PC with SIS Video

  # xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file) # # This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using # values from the debconf database. # # Edit this file with caution, and see the … Continue reading

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IMDB # Prompt in Video Manager

  I followed the 'make it disappear fix' at https://bugs.launchpad.net/mythbuntu/+bug/339880, which comments out the enterimdb section at video-ui.xml at /usr/share/mythtv/themes//video-ui.xml…. Run: find /usr/share/mythtv/themes/ -name "video-ui.xml" -print | xargs sudo sed -i 's/enterimdb/entertmdb/g'

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Sound Blaster 1080 in Ubuntu 9.10

  Set up ALSA for these settings Edit the ALSA config files using your favorite editor. For example: $ sudo nano /etc/asound.conf And edit it to match this: pcm.!default { type hw card 1 device 1 } MythTV Setup http://www.mythtv.org/wiki?title=AllensDigitalAudioHowto#Set_Myth_up_for_digital_sound

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Channel(/dev/video0)::Open(): Can’t open video device, error “Permission denied”

  Quick fix until next reboot: sudo chown root:mythtv /dev/video*

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