[mythtv-users] deleting from telnet interface

John Veness John.Veness.myth at pelago.org.uk
Mon Nov 12 22:24:10 UTC 2007

Jason Marshall wrote:
> 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...

Another idea is to use a graphical web browser but turn off images so 
that they don't get downloaded over your thin pipe. I haven't had to do 
that for years, but used to do it all the time back in the day with 
Netscape 0.x.


John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T

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