[mythtv-users] MythTV manual recording -- newbie question
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Jul 5 17:34:55 EDT 2005
Vincent Yau wrote:
> I am a newbie to MythTV. I am able to watch TV with my MyTV and I
> have a bttv 878 based
> capture card. My Linux kernel is 2.6.9 with Fedora 3.
> I was trying to use MythTV to capture. I fire up mythfrontend,
> went into the recordings screen and try to do the manual recordings.
> I have DirecTV so I cannot do any Guide listing or program search.
> All I hope to do is schedule a manual recording.
You should be able to get listings for DirecTV--unless you're in a
country for which there is no XMLTV grabber ( http://www.xmltv.org/ ).
If you're in the US, use DataDirect (
> I went to that screen but it does not seem to have any "save" menu.
> I click on "Set options" and I can see the "Save" option. But I cannot
> click on it as that is not an option I can select.
Because the options displayed are the current options (i.e. would result
in no changes).
> How can I use MythTV to schedule recordings?
Use LEFT/RIGHT to select the desired option--try using LEFT/RIGHT on all
the options you can select to get a feel for the UI.
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