[mythtv-users] How to restore mythfrontend default appearance settings?
RParr at TemporalArts.COM
Tue Oct 24 03:17:31 UTC 2006
Dwayne B. wrote:
> On 18:35 Mon 23 Oct , jack snodgrass wrote:
>> On 10/23/06, RParr <RParr at temporalarts.com> wrote:
>>> I tried to change mythfrontend -> setup -> appearance to run mythtv in
>>> a 1200x900 window on my 1600x1200 KDE desktop.
>>> When mythfrontend restarted after making the above changes, or now when
>>> started, my LCD monitor is reset and displays a message about "that mode
>>> is not supported". I am assuming is trying to reset to a 1200x900 mode
>>> and there isn't one. It is supposed to be running in a 1200x900 window
>>> and NOT resetting the X mode at all.
>>> 1) How do I reset/restore the mythfrontend settings; I am assuming I
>>> need to use mysql to change some settings but need to know which ones.
>>> 2) Should setting "run in window" and setting x / y to 1200x900 work?
>>> R.Parr, RHCE, Temporal Arts
>> figure out what your hostname setting should be and send this to
>> your mysql server: ( thie example assumes your front end is called
>> larry )
>> delete FROM settings where value like '%Resolution%' and hostname = 'larry';
>> ... before running this, maybe do
>> select * from settings where value like '%Resolution%';
>> so you can see what is set up already.
>> Once these are gone and you re-start mythfrontend, the settings will
>> be re-populated.
> Or you could try to use the -r or --reset command line options to
> mythfrontend. Taken from the output of mythfrontend --help:
> Valid options are:
> -r or --reset Resets frontend appearance settings and language
> I have not ever used this though, YMMV.
Thanks. This worked very well.
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