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Myth News is a module which permits the user to follow their favorite news sources, available in RSS (Really Simple Syndication) format.
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The following URL helped me while dealing with read only filesystems (CD, NFS):
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MythNews is a module which permits the user to follow their favorite news sources, available in RSS (Really Simple Syndication) format.
  
http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=302546
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== Custom Newsfeeds ==
 
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URLs to syndication links are stored in
Basically it says at the end:
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/usr/share/mythtv/mythnews/news-sites.xml
 
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Edit them with a simple texteditor and superuser rights.
''Had the same problem and it took me about three weeks to figure it out, but I guess this works.''
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''Create a folder called MythNews in /home/mythtv/.mythtv/. Set the permissions to the myth user and group.''
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''This should be it. MythNews will save the News in this folder from now on. Same should actually work for MythWeather.''
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This fixed my problems of not getting news when /home/mythtv/.mythtv/MythNews didn't exist on my bootable cdrom.
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== Troubleshooting: Read-Only Filesystems ==
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MyhthNews will store it's downloaded newsfeeds in
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/home/mythtv/.mythtv/MythNews
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Make sure it exists and set the permissions to the myth user and group.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:13, 31 March 2007


MythNews is a module which permits the user to follow their favorite news sources, available in RSS (Really Simple Syndication) format.

Custom Newsfeeds

URLs to syndication links are stored in

/usr/share/mythtv/mythnews/news-sites.xml

Edit them with a simple texteditor and superuser rights.

Troubleshooting: Read-Only Filesystems

MyhthNews will store it's downloaded newsfeeds in

/home/mythtv/.mythtv/MythNews

Make sure it exists and set the permissions to the myth user and group.