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=Introduction=
 
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'''mythtv-setup''' is a configuration utility for configuring [[Backend|mythtv-backend]].
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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.
It is the first setup program to start with for your overall [[MythTV GUI setup]].
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Run mythtv-setup
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{{Note box|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.}}
{{Note box|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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</pre>
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For a Knoppmyth system this can be accomplished by running
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joe@moon> /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend stop
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</pre>}}
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By running myhtv-setup one gets...
 
By running myhtv-setup one gets...
 
As of version 0.21, it comprises of 6 sections:
 
 
# General
 
# General
 
# Capture cards
 
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# Input connections
 
# Input connections
 
# Channel Editor
 
# Channel Editor
# Storage Groups
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# Storage Directories
 
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# System Events
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.
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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".
  
==General==
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All these sections are briefly explained in:
General settings.
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==Capture Cards==
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* The MythTV manual - [http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-9.html#ss9.1 Configuring MythTV] by Robert Kulagowski.
[[Video capture card]] configuration.
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* The Wiki-based manual - [[User_Manual:MythTV_structure|Backend configuration]]
==[[Video Source]]s==
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TV listing service configuration.
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==Input Connections==
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Associate [[Video Source|video sources]] with capture cards.
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==Channel Editor==
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Channel configuration.
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==[[Storage Groups]]==
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File storage configuration.
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[[Category:Software]]
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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: