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Simple minimal install

Refreshing some very old hardware for use with iPlayer etc. Only 2GB RAM and latest Ubuntu is very bloated. Did minimal install from standard desktop ISO which I happened to have on USB key # old school – no display … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 12.04 – minor updates

Slight change in syntax to mythfilldatabase, not really ubuntu 12.04 related, but that’s when the version changed. # before ubuntu 11.10 /usr/bin/mythfilldatabase –file 1 grab.xml # after ubuntu 12.04 /usr/bin/mythfilldatabase –file –sourceid 1 –xmlfile grab.xml

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Fatal error: Call to undefined function curl_init()

If you’re using curl functionality in PHP you’ll need the cURL module installed otherwise you’ll see this error. “Fatal error: Call to undefined function curl_init()” sudo apt-get install php5-curl sudo service apache2 restart

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