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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):
 
 
 
http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=302546
 
  
Basically it says at the end:
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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.
  
''Had the same problem and it took me about three weeks to figure it out, but I guess this works.''
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== Custom Newsfeeds ==
 
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URLs to syndication links are stored in
''Create a folder called MythNews in /home/mythtv/.mythtv/. Set the permissions to the myth user and group.''
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/usr/share/mythtv/mythnews/news-sites.xml
 
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Edit them with a simple texteditor and superuser rights.
''This should be it. MythNews will save the News in this folder from now on. Same should actually work for MythWeather.''
 
 
 
This fixed my problems of not getting news when /home/mythtv/.mythtv/MythNews didn't exist on my bootable cdrom.
 
  
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== Troubleshooting: Read-Only Filesystems ==
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MyhthNews will store it's downloaded newsfeeds in
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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.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:13, 31 March 2007


MythNews is a module which permits the user to follow their favorite news sources, available in RSS (Really Simple Syndication) format.

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.