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MythTV

The personal DVR TV Media system.

MythTV Preshutdown check for UPnP AV clients

I have reconfigured my MythTV backend server to shutdown automatically when there are no recordings within the next couple of hours. It does this using ACPI and wakes up automatically using the NVRAM Alarm function built in to the computer’s motherboard. However, one annoying aspect that I found quite quickly afterwards was that my backend […]

MythWeb in the DMZ

These instructions have been written specifically for installing MythWeb on an Ubuntu 9.10 host. Preparation Build an Apache2 web host in the DMZ and setup password login using .htaccess in the web server’s document root. Use individual user ID’s and a group called ‘authorised-users’ to control access to the server. See htpasswd. Configure port forwarding […]