January, 2013 - All Posts

Finally updated from 10.10 to 12.04 and auto-login broke

Yazan: admin | 22 January 2013 | No Comments
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Everything worked out of the box except I now need to input the password on startup and the option in Mythbuntu control centre is grayed out! Anyway a quick peek around the web and a tweak to /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf by adding: autologin-user=ENTER YOUR USERNAME HERE autologin-user-timeout=0 Solved the issue and it now boots straight into MythTV […]

Upgrading MythTV/Mythbuntu and config Files

Yazan: admin | 22 January 2013 | No Comments
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When upgrading I always find the Bluetooth remote stops working. This is due to config files being overwritten. Keep a copy of /etc/lirc/lircd.conf /etc/lirc/hardware.conf and restore them after the upgrade. Sometimes you may find the remote has moved to a different input if you have done a distro upgrade Also when moving between versions of […]