MythTV 0.20-0.2ubuntu2 IMDB Fetch Problems

The newest MythTV install on Ubuntu 6.10 has issues when trying to fetch movie information with the included IMDB Script. The fix is pretty simple, Click more to view the steps.

First create a backup of the original script

sudo cp /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/imdb.pl /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/imdb.pl-orig

Download the SVN Copy

wget http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/browser/trunk/mythplugins/mythvideo/mythvideo/scripts/imdb.pl?format=raw

Rename the script

mv imdb.pl\?format\=raw imdb.pl

Replace the old script with the new one

sudo cp imdb.pl /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/imdb.pl

You should be all set after than.