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    [mythbuntu] How to create a custom resolution

    When I run live versions of both Mythbuntu and Kubuntu, before my NVIDIA driver is installed, the resolution is set to 720p. The resulting image on my TV is about an inch too small on every side....
  2. [mythbuntu] Sony DVD Drive Spins Up and Down repeatedly

    My Sony Optiarc DVD Drive works fine in the boot up and in my dual boot Windows 7. When Linux is booted up (usually Mythbuntu) and there is a disk in the drive, the drive spins up to what sounds like...
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    [mythbuntu] Re: Failure to boot

    I tried that. Looked like it worked, but then I rebooted and had the same problem. I went back into safe mode a bit more frustrated and when it said that it installed packages for me and I no longer...
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    [mythbuntu] Failure to boot

    Today is just going to be a wonderful day, isn't it?

    Got home with my new HDMI cable to hook up to my Mythbuntu machine. Adjusted the resolution to 1080p and my screen was wobbly and quality was...
  5. Thread: LIRC config

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    LIRC config

    I'm setting up my new Mythbuntu box with an IR remote. I have 2 newbish questions:

    1. I want a certain button to launch mythtv (or pull it back to the front if its behind other windows). I have...
  6. Thread: Triple Boot

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    [mythbuntu] Triple Boot

    I plan to have Windows 7, OSX, and Mythbuntu on 3 seperate partitions on the same HDD. How should I install them? OSX first with the Chameleon boot loader? My device will primarily be used as a...
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    Re: Triple Boot Partition Scheme

    Thank you so much! I thought this part was going to give me a heart attack. lol That relieves me. So this will work out well after all!

    Thanks for all the answers. I think I'll go with FAT32 for...
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    Triple Boot Partition Scheme

    I have 160 GB to run the OSes and 1 TB for my Mythbuntu recordings, music, etc. I want to run OSX, Windows 7, and Mythbuntu. Mythbuntu would be my primary OS. I came up with the following partition...
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    [ubuntu] Boot results in showing only "GRUB"

    I made a bootable, persistent flash drive last week using Ubuntu. I have been using it frequently since and it has been great. The last time I used it, was the first time I logged in as root in order...
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    [ubuntu] MythTV vs. Boxee vs. XBMC

    I've been building a box in hopes of making it a PVR. When I started building, I was planning to use Linux and MythTV. However, now that my box is complete, I was researching the software I was going...
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    Re: MythTV/Web Server/File Server Combo

    The advice that I have gotten so far has definitely steered me in the right direction.

    My rig is basically complete. All I need to so is wrap the cords in the case for aesthetics.

    I am thinking...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 1 GB v. 3 GB flash drive installation

    Did it pull data from the internet? or decompressed some of the files? There was a fully functional OS using unetbootin, but it wasn't persistent. Surely simply adding persistence didn't add 2 GB......
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    [ubuntu] 1 GB v. 3 GB flash drive installation

    I have 2 different flash drives with live copies of Ubuntu on them. One was made by using UNbootin. That copy uses only 1 GB of space, but is not persistent. I made a second flash drive by using the...
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    [mythbuntu] Dell Angel TV Tuner

    Does anyone know if there is a driver for the Dell Angel USB TV Tuner? It was rebranded from Emuzed. I have not had much luck finding a driver for this. The last mentions I've seen of it across the...
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    Re: MythTV/Web Server/File Server Combo

    Great. That's better than I was anticipating. So do you would install the entire latest MythUbuntu OS in order to upgrade, correct?



    That sounds like a great idea! Of course the processor that...
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    Re: MythTV/Web Server/File Server Combo

    I think I found a better motherboard. What do you think of this one? Overkill? Not enough?

    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4245907&CatId=4543

    This...
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    Re: MythTV/Web Server/File Server Combo

    After more searching, I did find an internal IR receiver.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811999191

    There are some reviews that people got it to work for this exact...
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    Re: MythTV/Web Server/File Server Combo

    I love open source. You can always find the most helpful people around it. lol ;)



    Thanks for the tip on the Intel. I'd be hapy to go with nVidia because of their performance in general, but...
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    Re: MythTV/Web Server/File Server Combo

    Thank's for both of your suggestions. I decided to build a desktop for longevity and performance. I'll detail that later in the post.



    I do plan on using this system to record TV as well as...
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    MythTV/Web Server/File Server Combo

    I'd really appreciate any help you can offer with this project I am working on. I am doing a lot of research myself, but I have a few questions that I haven't found the answer to. I am a first time...
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