[mythtv-users] How to restore mythfrontend default appearance settings?
dab at dab-tech.com
Tue Oct 24 00:43:49 UTC 2006
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?
> > Thanks
> > 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.
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