Mythtv is it just a myth?

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Been struggling with MythTV for a nearly two weeks. It seems that MythTV is just a myth. At first I tried to install from the sources but ./configure kept on complaining about a missing liblame even when it was present on the hard drive for all to see. So I switched to YUM.

Installation through yum didn't go very smoothly either. Yum complained about missing dependencies even though yum is supposed to fix it. Some of the missing dependencies were related to ffmpeg and libmp4v2. I tried to install them through yumex only to find that they were already installed! Then I tried removing them and reinstalling - sometimes there are conflicts between RPMs from different repositories. Livna is a classic example, RPMs from that source often cause trouble.

Removing libmp4v2 gave an interesting result:

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