[mythtv-users] More hours of messing with mythtv yield zero result
kkuphal at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 21:34:23 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 3:28 PM, Igor Chudov <igor at chudov.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 03:22:26PM -0600, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Igor Chudov <igor at chudov.com> wrote:
> > > I have Ubuntu Intrepid and installed mythtv by means of apt-get.
> > >
> > > I have spent dozens of hours on this already and there is no end to an
> > > incredible mess.
> > I hate to ask, but did you follow any of the Ubuntu installation guides?
> > Did you follow the documentation on the MythTV website itself? It seems
> > that if you're running into basic issues like setting up the database
> > you either haven't or missed some critical steps in those documents.
> > As for your issue, did you try not changing users during the different
> > (mythtv-setup vs. running mythbackend)? Nearly all the settings for
> > are stored in the database so if you're having issues in that department,
> > lots of things aren't going to work right.
> Kevin, I think that yes, I tried to follow some webpage from ubuntu
> wiki. Perhaps I used a wrong guide, so if you can point me to a
> definitive "how to install mythtv on Ubuntu" I will be grateful.
> I would be happy to uninstall mythtv packages, drop the database, and
> try again.
I don't think it gets much more informative than the information here:
But I don't run Ubuntu so beyond that, I can't be of much help with that
aspect of the installation.
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