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    Program guide in Mythbuntu?

    Hey all,

    built my first Mythbox, EVerything is working great so far, except I am not getting any program guide information.

    I am using an OTA ATSC signal so no cable tv at all. Did I miss something simple in the setup on the backend?

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    Re: Program guide in Mythbuntu?

    Quote Originally Posted by cptrohn View Post
    Hey all,

    built my first Mythbox, EVerything is working great so far, except I am not getting any program guide information.

    I am using an OTA ATSC signal so no cable tv at all. Did I miss something simple in the setup on the backend?
    Where are you based? If the US or Canada then Schedules Direct will look after this for you. If elsewhere you will probably need to look at an xmltv solution.

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    Re: Program guide in Mythbuntu?

    Quote Originally Posted by nickrout View Post
    Where are you based? If the US or Canada then Schedules Direct will look after this for you. If elsewhere you will probably need to look at an xmltv solution.
    Thanks for the response, yes the USA, so I am going to get into contact with Schedules Direct..

    I missed that in the documentation, Guess I was just excited about getting the mythbox up and running... lol

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    Re: Program guide in Mythbuntu?

    Quote Originally Posted by cptrohn View Post
    Thanks for the response, yes the USA, so I am going to get into contact with Schedules Direct..

    I missed that in the documentation, Guess I was just excited about getting the mythbox up and running... lol
    It costs a small amount of money, but by all accounts is worth it.

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    Re: Program guide in Mythbuntu?

    Your digital channels include the TV programming in the signals. Analog channels do not. If you are getting your show OTA go thru your backend setup again and make sure you are selecting "bcast" for the programming. It is easy to miss. I had the same problem when I first set up my Mythtv box. It is working fine now. You may have to go thru the setup several times to get it right. It will work with the right settings.

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    Re: Program guide in Mythbuntu?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckrp View Post
    Your digital channels include the TV programming in the signals. Analog channels do not. If you are getting your show OTA go thru your backend setup again and make sure you are selecting "bcast" for the programming. It is easy to miss. I had the same problem when I first set up my Mythtv box. It is working fine now. You may have to go thru the setup several times to get it right. It will work with the right settings.
    Bad advice. If he is in the US Schedules Direct is by far the best solution.

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