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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. The Ubuntu website has [https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MythNews some more information about using MythNews].
  
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
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/usr/share/mythtv/mythnews/news-sites.xml
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Edit them with a simple texteditor and superuser rights.
  
Basically it says at the end:
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== Troubleshooting: Read-Only Filesystems ==
 
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MyhthNews will store it's downloaded newsfeeds in
''Had the same problem and it took me about three weeks to figure it out, but I guess this works.''
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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.
''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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== Importing feeds from Google Reader ==
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A MythTV user has written a couple of scripts to import subscriptions exported from Google Reader. They're available from [[MythNewsGoogleReader]].
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:52, 27 January 2011


MythNews is a module which permits the user to follow their favorite news sources, available in RSS (Really Simple Syndication) format. The Ubuntu website has some more information about using MythNews.

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.

Importing feeds from Google Reader

A MythTV user has written a couple of scripts to import subscriptions exported from Google Reader. They're available from MythNewsGoogleReader.