[mythtv-users] deleting from telnet interface

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Nov 12 22:21:55 UTC 2007

On Nov 12, 2007, at 2:15 PM, Jason Marshall wrote:

>> I answered your question regardless of how it sounds.
> Not really.
> To the guy who wants to do this:  Why not use a text-based web browser
> like links/elinks?  It works for me when I'm in a bandwidth-challenged
> location.
> Failing that, I don't see a setting in my 0.20.2 settings table that  
> is
> specifically for not displaying the pixmaps from within mythweb.  BUT,
> maybe you could delete all the *.png files from your recordings
> directory, and set the GeneratePreviewPixmaps setting to false, like
> "update settings set data=0 where value="GeneratePreviewPixmaps".   
> That
> will turn it off for all hostnames (frontend/backend/whatever).  In
> theory, once you turn that back on, it will start generating pixmaps
> again...???
> Personally I'd just leave it on and use elinks to browse to mythweb...
> Jason

Mythweb will attempt to create new images when they are missing and  
make it run like molasses. Better off turning images off on your web  
browser if you can't use a text-based browser.

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