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== Installing MythTV ==
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Firstly, make sure your hardware is supported by Myth.  Here's a list of [http://www.mythtvtalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=143 mythtv compatible TV cards].
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There are two different ways to install Mythtv.
 
There are two different ways to install Mythtv.
 
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# From an automated live cd install using [http://mysettopbox.tv/knoppmyth.html knoppmyth], [http://linpvr.org/ minimyth] or [http://www.g-ding.tv/ MythDora]. 
1. From an Automated live cd install using [http://mysettopbox.tv/knoppmyth.html knoppmyth] or [http://linpvr.org/ minimyth]
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# The D.I.Y. way using a guide, [http://www.mythtv.org/modules.php?name=MythInstall official install guide] or use a HOWTO for different [[operating system]]s.
 
 
2. The D.I.Y. way using a guide, [http://www.mythtv.org/modules.php?name=MythInstall official install guide] or use a HOWTO for different [[Linux Distros]].
 
 
 
[http://www.mythtvtalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=143 Link to "Tvcards work with linux"] also lists mythtv compatible cards.
 
  
 
If you are having trouble, try:
 
If you are having trouble, try:
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* Checking the [[Frequently Asked Questions]] page to see if your issue is there.
 
* Searching the [http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/ Gossamer-Threads mailing list archives]. Gives access to the development, CVS commit and users mailing lists with a forum-like layout.
 
* Searching the [http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/ Gossamer-Threads mailing list archives]. Gives access to the development, CVS commit and users mailing lists with a forum-like layout.
* Subscribing to the [http://www.mythtv.org/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users/ myth-users mailing list] and ask your question thereThere is also a [http://www.mythtv.org/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-dev mythtv-dev] developers mailinglist and a mail digest for [http://www.mythtv.org/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-commits new commits] against the code.  From those pages you can subscribe and/or view archives that can be sorted by date and thread.
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* Subscribing to the [[Mailing List]].  Make sure you read [[Mailing List etiquette]] before posting.
* View [[MythTv Errata]] on this Wiki, which contains a short list of known MythTV bugs and workarounds.
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* Looking at [[MythTv Errata]] on this Wiki, which contains a short list of known MythTV bugs and workarounds.
  
 
When you've found a solution that worked it would be nice if you added it somewhere on this site to contribute back to the community. Even just linking to the mailinglist archives with a little description would help; search engines will index it and will bring up the correct results earlier in their listings.
 
When you've found a solution that worked it would be nice if you added it somewhere on this site to contribute back to the community. Even just linking to the mailinglist archives with a little description would help; search engines will index it and will bring up the correct results earlier in their listings.

Revision as of 22:01, 10 April 2006

Firstly, make sure your hardware is supported by Myth. Here's a list of mythtv compatible TV cards.

There are two different ways to install Mythtv.

  1. From an automated live cd install using knoppmyth, minimyth or MythDora.
  2. The D.I.Y. way using a guide, official install guide or use a HOWTO for different operating systems.

If you are having trouble, try:

When you've found a solution that worked it would be nice if you added it somewhere on this site to contribute back to the community. Even just linking to the mailinglist archives with a little description would help; search engines will index it and will bring up the correct results earlier in their listings.