[mythtv-users] screen stretching problems with running X on the
korebantic at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 23 09:24:52 EST 2005
Got it, thanks for the help!
--- "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> korebantic wrote:
> >--- "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
> >>korebantic wrote:
> >>>My screen in both the horizontal and vertical
> directions are stretched to far. When I log on as
> the mythtv user and run mythtv-setup, I can't really
> complete the setup because the next and previous
> buttons are off the screen, etc.
> >>Set GUI Size (in Myth's frontend settings) to
> something smaller than your X screen size and set
> your X and Y offsets to about half the difference.
> Use something like 704x464 as a
> >>starting point.
> >I'm new to mythTV, so could you spell it out a
> >more for me =)
> >Where do I configure this setting exactly? Will it
> >necessary for me to have completed mythtv-setup
> >If so I'm in a bit of a catch-22 because I'm
> >it hard to navigate through setup with this
> From the frontend GUI, go to
> GUI width (px)
> The width of the GUI. Do not make the GUI wider
> than your actual screen
> resolution. Set to 0 to automatically scale to
> GUI height (px)
> The height of the GUI. Do not make the GUI taller
> than your actual
> screen resolution. Set to 0 to automatically scale
> to fullscreen.
> GUI X offset
> The horizontal offset the GUI will be displayed at.
> May only work if
> run in a window.
> GUI Y offset
> The vertical offset the GUI will be displayed at.
> Technically, you should run the mythtv-setup before
> running mythfrontend
> (and, therefore, before mythfrontend's setup).
> However, you can
> probably start mythbackend, start mythfrontend, go
> to this menu to set
> the GUI settings (noting that by default the focus
> is on the Next
> button, so you can just press Return to "skip" a
> page). Then, quit
> mythfrontend, then shutdown mythbackend, then run
> However, a better approach is to redisplay the
> backend config on a
> monitor that's not constrained by the PVR-350's
> overscan. I.e.
> (assuming a machine called mythbox and a user called
> ssh -Y -l mythtv mythbox
> Make sure you use -Y and not -X (because you need a
> trusted X session).
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