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openSUSE 10.2 32 and 64 work out the box. Stuff life lirc and ivtv is all there.
 
openSUSE 10.2 32 and 64 work out the box. Stuff life lirc and ivtv is all there.
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kernel 2.6.18.2-34
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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
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You may also use /usr/bin/installation_sources to add/remove/show repositories from command line.  
 
You may also use /usr/bin/installation_sources to add/remove/show repositories from command line.  
  
Add the following as Yast sources
 
 
===IVTV===
 
===IVTV===
[http://packman.links2linux.org Packman] offers various additional packages for SUSE Linux. Please use [ftp://packman.links2linux.de/pub/packman/MIRRORS a mirror] if possible:
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openSUSE 10.2 ships with ivtv = 0.8.0
protocol    - FTP
 
server name - ftp.gwdg.de  (this is a mirror)
 
Directories - pub/linux/misc/packman/suse/10.0 or 9.3
 
 
 
===mythTVrepos===
 
The myth RPMs them selves.
 
protocol    - HTTP
 
server name - ftp.gwdg.de
 
Directories - pub/linux/misc/suser-scrute/suse10 or 9.3
 
 
 
== Install Myth ==
 
Go into yast, software, software management. Select, Filter, Search. Enter Myth there.
 
Select the myth RPMs you need. For a frontend you would mythtv-frontend, and whatever plugins you wanted. For a backend you'd want mythtv-backend, mythtv-setup, and probably mythtv-frontend too.
 
It will then (hopefully) suggest a bunch of dependancies from packman and the base media. Install those too. Some conflicts may be possible depending on what you have installed, so pay attention to what Yast is going to do.  
 
  
If you think there are problems with the dependencies the mythTV RPMs need, let me know.
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===lirc===
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openSUSE 10.2 ships with lirc 0.8.0.
  
== XMLTV ==
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===mysql+==
If you are not using a Digital card, you will probably want XMLTV to grab the program info. The easiest way of installing this is CPAN (but there are some XMLTV RPMs out there for suse, I've not looked into them at all)
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openSUSE 10.2 ships with lirc 0.8.0.
  
If you've not configured [http://cpan.org/ CPAN] before, and have no idea what I'm talking about, review [http://cpan.org/misc/cpan-faq.html#What_is_CPAN the FAQ]
 
  
This is (I think) a very rough (and maybe wrong) guide (note, I need to double check this)
 
* as root run cpan
 
* follow the prompts to configure cpan. If you're unsure, go with the defaults. they normally work
 
* run "i xmltv" and hopefully it will download and install everything needed.
 
  
== Done ==
 
That's about it. You can now configure your system in line with the normal docs. Good luck.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 06:38, 3 January 2007

openSUSE 10.2

(work in progress. )

openSUSE 10.2 32 and 64 work out the box. Stuff life lirc and ivtv is all there. kernel 2.6.18.2-34


Overview

We will use YaST to install the MythTV RPMs, and dependencies.

Adding YaST Sources

To add the External YaST Repositories for MythTV, open YaST, go to "Installation Sources" and press Add. There, first select the protocol and, on the next page, enter the server and the directory as listed below.

add pacman as your installation source: [1]


You may also use /usr/bin/installation_sources to add/remove/show repositories from command line.

IVTV

openSUSE 10.2 ships with ivtv = 0.8.0

lirc

openSUSE 10.2 ships with lirc 0.8.0.

=mysql+

openSUSE 10.2 ships with lirc 0.8.0.