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=Introduction=
 
[[Image:mythtv-setup-Blue.png|400px|right|thumb|mythtv-setup]]
 
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'''mythtv-setup''' is a configuration utility for configuring [[Backend|mythtv-backend]].
 
'''mythtv-setup''' is a configuration utility for configuring [[Backend|mythtv-backend]].
It is the first program to start with your overall MythTV setup.
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It is the first setup program to start with for your overall MythTV graphical setup.
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{{Box warning|Move this to a setup section and explain what they do}}
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All three graphical setup progams are:
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* {{Filename|mythtv-setup}}
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* {{Filename|mythwelecome --setup}}
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* {{Filename|mythfrontend}}  (the setup section)
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One could immediately spot the slight inconsistency among the setup names.
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Run mythtv-setup
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{{Box Note|Before running mythtv-setup you need to stop mythbackend.
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For a Gentoo system this can be accomplished by running
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<pre>
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joe@moon> /etc/init.d/mythbackend stop
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By running myhtv-setup one gets...
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As of version 0.20.2, it comprises of 4 sections:  
 
As of version 0.20.2, it comprises of 4 sections:  
1. General
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# General
2. Capture cards
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# Capture cards
3. Video sources
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# Video sources
4. Input connections
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# Input connections
5. Channel Editor
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# Channel Editor
  
 
All these sections are briefly explained in [[http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-9.html#ss9.1  Configuring MythTV]] section of Robert Kulagowski. This wiki page will explain in-depth all options and provide useful screenshots for new users.
 
All these sections are briefly explained in [[http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-9.html#ss9.1  Configuring MythTV]] section of Robert Kulagowski. This wiki page will explain in-depth all options and provide useful screenshots for new users.

Revision as of 22:08, 14 November 2007

Warning: This page is under construction

Introduction

mythtv-setup

mythtv-setup is a configuration utility for configuring mythtv-backend. It is the first setup program to start with for your overall MythTV graphical setup.

Warning: Move this to a setup section and explain what they do

All three graphical setup progams are:

  • mythtv-setup
  • mythwelecome --setup
  • mythfrontend (the setup section)

One could immediately spot the slight inconsistency among the setup names.

Run mythtv-setup Template:Box Note

By running myhtv-setup one gets...

As of version 0.20.2, it comprises of 4 sections:

  1. General
  2. Capture cards
  3. Video sources
  4. Input connections
  5. Channel Editor

All these sections are briefly explained in [Configuring MythTV] section of Robert Kulagowski. This wiki page will explain in-depth all options and provide useful screenshots for new users.

General

General settings.

Capture Cards

Video capture card configuration.

Video Sources

TV listing service configuration.

Input Connections

Associate video sources with capture cards.

Channel Editor

Channel configuration.

Storage Groups

File storage configuration.