[sf-lug] Newbie offering eternal gratitude + usable hardware for help with a LinuxMCE MythTV installation

Tom Haddon tom at greenleaftech.net
Sat Oct 27 19:04:12 PDT 2007

On Sat, 2007-10-27 at 16:48 -0700, Sam Geffner wrote:
> The title says it.  New user making the awkward transition to Linux,
> long time intermediate user of Windoze.  I fell in love with the
> LinuxMCE video and the idea of total control of my life with one
> remote.  On a dedicated Compaq I installed Kubuntu Feisty, then the
> 2-cd install of LinuxMCE, which includes MythTV. I can boot into MCE,
> and select WatchTV which gets me into Myth. I have downloaded a lovely
> program guide, which I can browse. But when I try to schedule a
> program or watch live, I get a black screen with only a mouse cursor.
> My Ubuntu laptop can't network install a Media Director either

I don't have any direct experience with it myself, but have heard good
things about Mythbuntu:


Might be worth checking it out.

Cheers, Tom


Tom Haddon
mailto:tom at greenleaftech.net
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