LinHES R8 status (1 comment)
Work on R8 (64 bits) is slightly behind schedule, but it is progressing at a steady pace.
Last week the base of the system was checked into the repository, and the R7 series was branched off to avoid conflicts.
There are some new things, plenty of bug fixes but still the same system you know and love.
Just a heads up, this version is intended to be installed on a new system as it requires a new partition scheme.
The database and files from a R7 system can be imported without issue, but it will require a little bit of help.
It was 9 years ago today that KnoppMyth R1 was first released. It was also 9 years ago when I first met R. Dale Thomas (rdt). At first, Dale host the ISO for KnoppMyth. Shortly there after, he started helping me with development. Living a relative short distance from one another, Dale and I became friends. Unfortunately, the good ones depart us all too soon. I miss my friend and so it is in his honor I release LinHES R7.4 to mark the ninth anniversary of KnoppMyth/LinHES.
The changelog is sparse. This release is primarily to mark the anniversary and to remember our friend. ripD was originally written by me but he spruced it up a great deal. It originally only mirrored a DVD. Since MythTV no longer has menu entries for backup your DVD, I've added the functionality to LinHES. Also included is MythTV 0.25.2. If you are running LinHES R7.3, a simple
pacman -Syu will do. If you are running an earlier version, see this post on upgrading.
During the recovery from the recent hardware failure, some services were moved to new locations.
The change made the rebuild easier and will make future administration easier
Below is a list of services and their URLS.
- Main website http://www.linhes.org
- Cgit http://cgit.linhes.org
- Forums http://forum.linhes.org
- Mailing lists http://lists.linhes.org
The domains knoppmyth.net and mysettopbox.tv will be redirected to linhes.org
We apologize for the inconvenience™
Well, you are most likely aware we were offline for a little while. We experienced hardware failure... But thanks to jams, we are back up and running! Also, much thanks to liv2cod for allow us have a server in his data center! At the moment, linhes.org is located there. mysettopbox.tv is still up and running at OSUOSL. We plan to transition everything to Paxio and use a VM at OSUOSL to mirror the package repos.
Several bugfixes and a couple features were moved from testing to release today.Some of the changes include.
- new nvidia driver
- new cron
- new mplayer
- new mythtv
Currently these features are considered stable but beta.
LinHES R7.1 has been released!
LinHES R7.1 features MythTV 0.24-fixes, Linux kernel 22.214.171.124, Xorg 1.9.2 and much more. Virtually, every package has been updated and recompiled since R6.04.00. Browse the changelog to see specific features and bugs that were addressed in R7.1. For more detail on all the changes in R7.1 browse the repository.
Along with the release or LinHES R7.1 many pages in the wiki have been added or updated. Take a look and if you have how-to, hint, or tip, please consider adding it to the wiki for the benefit of the community.
With LinHES R7.1, you'll find the finest Linux HTPC distribution is only getting better!
The repo for R6 has been changed to:
Server = http://knoppmyth.net/repo/i686/R6/core
Server = http://knoppmyth.net/repo/i686/R6/extra
This is in preparation for the release of R7. If you don't want to immediately upgrade to R7, change your
The Myth packages have been upgraded for R6. This includes MythInstall which should resolve any Service Menu issues.
New LinHES.org (1 comment)
The new LinHES.org is now live.
The LinHES.org homepage is now integrated with our project tracker (Redmine) for easy access to the latest news, forums, wiki, code repository, and reporting bugs.
LinHES R7.00.03 is available for download. R7.00.03 is a beta release before the final R7.01.00.
We worked out various issues with upgrading from earlier releases to R7.00.03 so doing an auto upgrade from the CD or via pacman should work (Backup First!). However, we'd ask you wait until the R7.01.00 release before upgrading your production systems. If you have the hardware to test upgrades or want to do a clean install, please give R7.00.03 a try. Please report any bugs you may encounter.
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