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How to install Miro Internet TV?
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abushcrafter


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PostPosted: Wed 28 Apr 2010, 12:16    Post_subject:  How to install Miro Internet TV?  

Can anyone face making a pet or sfs for Miro? I have tried to get Miro working but I (A newbie.) got stuck compiling python bindings. Which is why I am asking some one to do it for me Very Happy Embarassed Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Wink Embarassed
http://www.getmiro.com/download/source/
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tubby

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PostPosted: Wed 28 Apr 2010, 12:45    Post_subject:  

Have a look at this debian one.
http://packages.debian.org/lenny/miro
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PostPosted: Wed 28 Apr 2010, 13:16    Post_subject:  

Tested in Lucid Puppy version 1.1.3 with pfix=ram. Note this not the system I will be using. I will be using Stardust013 [Edit: I do not use this puppy any more. I now use Wary or LHP.] which currently has Pyhton2.5 from the devx sfs so basily Puppy Linux 431 in terms of libs.

Using a link named python2.5 in /usr/bin/ to python2.6 from Python 2.6.4 and the miro_3.0-1_i386.deb from Debian unstable. I got these errors:
Code:
# miro
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/miro.real", line 34, in <module>
    from miro.plat import xlibhelper
ImportError: No module named miro.plat

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PostPosted: Thu 02 Sep 2010, 12:49    Post_subject: Update  

Using Pdebthing I have tried to make a package, however I get the same error when I try to run Miro.

There where 4 failed packages it tried to get. They are:
  1. perlapi-5.10.0
  2. python2.6-cairo
  3. python2.6-gobject
  4. upstart-job

I found what I think where the packages it wanted except for "perlapi". They are:
  1. python-cairo_1.8.8-1_i386.deb
  2. python-gobject_2.21.1-0ubuntu3_i386.deb
  3. upstart_0.6.5-6_i386.deb

The packages I found (btw they are in the archive too.) I installed separately and still got the same error when I ran Miro.

I have uploaded the pet and the packages I built it from and other build bits in a XZ archive. You can get it here: http://batubia.com/j7ei8000ke0x

If you are using newer puppy's then you should have support for XZ in Xarchiver. You might need to install a PET that has the XZ binary and bits in it. I use the PET: "xz-4.999.9beta-i486.pet". If you don't have the XZ support in xarchive then you need my update of "tar-wap.sh" which you can get here: Puppy Linux Discussion Forum :: View topic - Improving The Wrappers From Xarchive. Its worth updating even in newer puppy's that have a version which has support for XZ, to my improved version of "tar-wap.sh" because it support more formats/file extensions it supports like PET.

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PostPosted: Thu 02 Sep 2010, 13:46    Post_subject:  

Sorry no help I tried to make a .pet of Miro a few days ago ran into the same problem with.
Code:
# miro
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/miro.real", line 34, in <module>
    from miro.plat import xlibhelper
ImportError: No module named miro.plat
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PostPosted: Thu 02 Sep 2010, 14:27    Post_subject:  

Thanks for the info. Anyone else had any luck?
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PostPosted: Mon 04 Oct 2010, 13:59    Post_subject:  

What about PenguinTV : podcasts and video blogs for Linux as a Miro replacement? Any one tried it out? If so what do you think of it? Anyone got a PET already, which they can share?
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PostPosted: Sat 11 Dec 2010, 19:30    Post_subject:  

Some ones else's unsuccessful efforts : http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=475295#475295
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PostPosted: Thu 24 Feb 2011, 07:16    Post_subject:  

"Using Pdebthing I have tried to make a package, however I get the same error when I try to run Miro. "

Same problem with me, any ideas how to fix it?
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PostPosted: Thu 24 Feb 2011, 09:23    Post_subject:  

If I did have a idea this thread would be solved Smile. Though I have been thinking of trying again to compile the python bindings Miro needs.
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