In this chapter, we will show how to install the dependencies for MythTV such as the MySQL database; lirc, which is the remote control driver; and then MythTV itself. We will show how to perform some basic configuration, and by the end of the chapter you should be able to watch Live TV, pause it, and change the channel. By now, you should have installed Ubuntu Linux, as detailed in the previous chapter, and done some basic checks that your hardware works.
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