[mythtv-users] How do I fix my MythFrontend box?

David Campbell dave at cpfc.org
Mon Jun 4 14:32:02 UTC 2007

Michael Williams wrote:
>> Do you mean that you configured it to connect to a backend through the
>> Internet, which doesn't exist now? I believe all the bootstrap
>> configuration (mainly how to connect to the MySQL server) is in
>> "~/.mythtv/mysql.txt". If you delete or rename that it, mythfrontend
>> should give the initial config dialog again. Alternatively, you can try
>> editing that file manually.
> That was exactly the issue.   A simple delete of my "~/.mythtv/" 
> directory was the key.  I'm confused as to why a directory created by 
> the install/edit process wasn't automatically removed when checking 
> "Mark For Complete Removal" in Synaptic.  *shrug*

Synaptic isn't going to remove directories it didn't create


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