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Building a mythfrontend on ubuntu lucid 10.04

aptitude install openssh-server portmap nfs-common snmpd smartmontools mutt postfix ssh dstat iptraf logwatch dselect mailx sysv-rc-conf gparted ntp iftop

mkdir /dvr /offline
nano /etc/fstab /offline nfs soft,intr,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,async,nfsvers=3,bg,actimeo=0,tcp /dvr nfs soft,intr,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,async,nfsvers=3,bg,actimeo=0,tcp

mount -a

aptitude update

aptitude build-dep mythtv

aptitude install mythbuntu-control-centre

dpkg -i /dvr/mythbuntu-repos.deb

aptitude update

aptitude upgrade

download nx debs

sudo dpkg -i nxclient_3.4.0-7_x86_64.deb
sudo dpkg -i nxnode_3.4.0-14_x86_64.deb
sudo dpkg -i nxserver_3.4.0-14_x86_64.deb

cp /offline/files/rsync/rsyncd.conf /etc
cp /offline/files/rsync/rsyncd.secrets /etc
chmod 600 /etc/rsyncd.secrets
nano /etc/default/rsync and enable
/etc/init.d/rsync restart


cp /offline/archive/common/snmpd.conf /etc/snmp

nano /etc/default/snmpd remove our of config line
/etc/init.d/snmpd restart


cp /offline/archive/common/smartd.conf /etc/smartd.conf
nano /etc/default/smartmontools
/etc/init.d/smartmontools restart

cp /offline/archive/common/apcupsd.conf /etc/apcupsd
nano /etc/default/apcupsd and make isconfigured=yes
/etc/init.d/apcupsd restart


aptitude install libauthen-pam-perl libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions libnet-ssleay-perl
dpkg -i /offline/files/webmin_1.530_all.deb

aptitude install distcc distcc-pump

Note: lucid has pump script problems, change line in /usr/bin/pump to

instead of


cp /offline/archive/common/distcc/hosts /etc/distcc
cp /offline/archive/common/distcc/distcc /etc/default

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