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=Introduction=
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[[Image:mythtv-setup-arclight.png|400px|right|thumb|mythtv-setup]]
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'''mythtv-setup''' is a configuration utility for configuring [[Mythbackend]]. This utility '''must''' be used before attempting to run the backend for the first time.
  
The mythtv-setup application is a seperate configuration utility which allows you access to setting up your mythtv backend configuration parametersThings like adding [[Video Source]]s and [[Video capture card]]s are available inside the mythtv-setup application.
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{{Note box|Nearly all settings in '''mythtv-setup''' require that '''mythbackend''' be restarted before they take effectIf your backend is running, mythtv-setup has the option to close mythbackend before running.  If using MythBuntu, this will be performed automatically by a wrapper script.}}
  
===Screenshots===
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By running myhtv-setup one gets...
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# General
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# Capture cards
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# Video sources
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# Input connections
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# Channel Editor
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# Storage Directories
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# System Events
  
[[Image:mythtv-setup-Blue.png]]
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== See also ==
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* [[mythfilldatabase]] -- you will want to run this program after making any additions or changes to the channel lineup in "video sources" or "channel editor".
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All these sections are briefly explained in:
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* The MythTV manual - [http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-9.html#ss9.1 Configuring MythTV] by Robert Kulagowski.
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* The Wiki-based manual - [[User_Manual:MythTV_structure|Backend configuration]]
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[[Category:MythTV_Software]]
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[[Category:Glossary]]

Latest revision as of 15:18, 15 March 2012

Introduction

mythtv-setup

mythtv-setup is a configuration utility for configuring Mythbackend. This utility must be used before attempting to run the backend for the first time.


Important.png Note: Nearly all settings in mythtv-setup require that mythbackend be restarted before they take effect. If your backend is running, mythtv-setup has the option to close mythbackend before running. If using MythBuntu, this will be performed automatically by a wrapper script.

By running myhtv-setup one gets...

  1. General
  2. Capture cards
  3. Video sources
  4. Input connections
  5. Channel Editor
  6. Storage Directories
  7. System Events

See also

  • mythfilldatabase -- you will want to run this program after making any additions or changes to the channel lineup in "video sources" or "channel editor".

All these sections are briefly explained in: