[mythtv-users] Cannot change channels using EPG

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jul 9 20:35:43 UTC 2007

On Jul 9, 2007, at 1:26 PM, Tom Andrews wrote:

> On Mon, 2007-07-09 at 12:02 -0700, Tom Greer wrote:
>> On 7/8/07, Tom Andrews <ta264 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I've been attempting to set up MythTV for the past couple of  
>>> days.  It's
>>> mostly working except that I cannot change channels using the  
>>> EPG.  I
>>> move over a channel and press 'm', and it just dumps me back on the
>>> channel I was watching before and flashes up the OSD with the  
>>> original
>>> channel info a couple of times.  I can change channel  
>>> successfully if I
>>> use browse mode.
>> Try turning on the option "Use select to change the channel in the
>> program guide".  With the option on, you simply press the OK/Select
>> button on your remote (ENTER on the keyboard) to change to the  
>> current
>> channel in the EPG.
>> This option can be found via the menus at Utilities/Setup -> Setup ->
>> TV Settings -> Program Guide on Page 2.
>> Tom
> I've tried that, and I get the same result, except I have to press  
> instead :(  It just exits the guide but doesn't change channel.

Are you using a channel change script? Maybe the user you're running  
the frontend as doesn't have permission to execute the channel change  

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