How to get mythfrontend from maverick PPA to work on LinuxMint Isadora with Maverick 10.10 backend

Sometimes I use underpowered laptop running Mint Isadora (fluxbox WM) to watch mythtv recordings. My backend runs Maverick 10.10 Ubuntu.

Mint Isadora’s code base is Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid).

Frontend on laptop:

pompeli sources.list.d # lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: LinuxMint
Description: Linux Mint 9 Isadora
Release: 9
Codename: isadora
pompeli sources.list.d # pwd
/etc/apt/sources.list.d
pompeli sources.list.d #

Add this:

pompeli sources.list.d # cat mythbuntu-0.23.1-isadora.list
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/mythbuntu/0.23.1/ubuntu lucid main
pompeli sources.list.d #

Usual stuff:

pompeli ~ # apt-get update
Fetched 79.7kB in 4s (17.9kB/s)
Reading package lists… Done

First remove old non-compatible version:

pompeli ~ # apt-get remove mythtv-frontend
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
pwgen mythtv-common libmyth-0.23-0 wmctrl libvdpau1 ttf-droid
Use ‘apt-get autoremove’ to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
mythtv-frontend
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 9 not upgraded.
After this operation, 12.9MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
(Reading database … 128305 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing mythtv-frontend …
Processing triggers for menu …
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils …

Install new:

pompeli ~ # apt-get install mythtv-frontend
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
libmyth-0.23-0
Suggested packages:
mythtv-backend mythmusic mythweather mythgallery mythvideo mythgame
The following NEW packages will be installed:
mythtv-frontend
The following packages will be upgraded:
libmyth-0.23-0
1 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 8 not upgraded.
Need to get 14.7MB of archives.
After this operation, 12.9MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
libmyth-0.23-0 mythtv-frontend
Authentication warning overridden.
Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mythbuntu/0.23.1/ubuntu/ lucid/main libmyth-0.23-0 0.23.1+fixes26863-0ubuntu0+mythbuntu2 [10.7MB]
Get:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mythbuntu/0.23.1/ubuntu/ lucid/main mythtv-frontend 0.23.1+fixes26863-0ubuntu0+mythbuntu2 [3,964kB]
Fetched 14.7MB in 1min 30s (163kB/s)
Preconfiguring packages …
(Reading database … 128250 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace libmyth-0.23-0 0.23.0++fixes25362-0ubuntu0++mythbuntu2 (using …/libmyth-0.23-0_0.23.1+fixes26863-0ubuntu0+mythbuntu2_i386.deb) …
Unpacking replacement libmyth-0.23-0 …
Selecting previously deselected package mythtv-frontend.
Unpacking mythtv-frontend (from …/mythtv-frontend_0.23.1+fixes26863-0ubuntu0+mythbuntu2_i386.deb) …
Processing triggers for menu …
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils …
Setting up libmyth-0.23-0 (0.23.1+fixes26863-0ubuntu0+mythbuntu2) …

Setting up mythtv-frontend (0.23.1+fixes26863-0ubuntu0+mythbuntu2) …

Processing triggers for libc-bin …
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
Processing triggers for menu …

Check version:

mythtv@pompeli:~$ mythfrontend –version
xprop: unable to open display ”
Please attach all output as a file in bug reports.
MythTV Version : 26863
MythTV Branch : branches/release-0-23-fixes
Network Protocol : 23056
Library API : 0.23.1.201000710-1
QT Version : 4.6.2
Options compiled in:
linux debug using_oss using_alsa using_pulse using_jack using_pulseoutput using_backend using_dvb using_firewire using_frontend using_glx_proc_addr_arb using_hdhomerun using_hdpvr using_iptv using_ivtv using_joystick_menu using_libudev using_lirc using_mheg using_opengl_video using_opengl_vsync using_qtdbus using_qtwebkit using_v4l using_x11 using_xrandr using_xv using_xvmc using_xvmc_vld using_xvmcw using_bindings_perl using_bindings_python using_opengl using_vdpau using_ffmpeg_threads using_libavc_5_3 using_live using_mheg
mythtv@pompeli:~$

Matches backend version:

mythtv@hippo:~$ mythfrontend –version
xprop: unable to open display ”
Please attach all output as a file in bug reports.
MythTV Version : 26437
MythTV Branch : branches/release-0-23-fixes
Network Protocol : 23056
Library API : 0.23.1.201000710-1
QT Version : 4.7.0
Options compiled in:
linux debug using_oss using_alsa using_pulse using_jack using_pulseoutput using_backend using_dvb using_firewire using_frontend using_glx_proc_addr_arb using_hdhomerun using_hdpvr using_iptv using_ivtv using_joystick_menu using_libudev using_lirc using_mheg using_opengl_video using_opengl_vsync using_qtdbus using_qtwebkit using_v4l using_x11 using_xrandr using_xv using_xvmc using_xvmc_vld using_xvmcw using_bindings_perl using_bindings_python using_opengl using_vdpau using_ffmpeg_threads using_libavc_5_3 using_live using_mheg
mythtv@hippo:~$

mythtv@hippo:~$ /usr/bin/mythbackend –version
Please attach all output as a file in bug reports.
MythTV Version : 26437
MythTV Branch : branches/release-0-23-fixes
Network Protocol : 23056
Library API : 0.23.1.201000710-1
QT Version : 4.7.0
Options compiled in:
linux debug using_oss using_alsa using_pulse using_jack using_pulseoutput using_backend using_dvb using_firewire using_frontend using_glx_proc_addr_arb using_hdhomerun using_hdpvr using_iptv using_ivtv using_joystick_menu using_libudev using_lirc using_mheg using_opengl_video using_opengl_vsync using_qtdbus using_qtwebkit using_v4l using_x11 using_xrandr using_xv using_xvmc using_xvmc_vld using_xvmcw using_bindings_perl using_bindings_python using_opengl using_vdpau using_ffmpeg_threads using_libavc_5_3 using_live using_mheg
mythtv@hippo:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 10.10
Release: 10.10
Codename: maverick
mythtv@hippo:~$

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