[mythtv-users] Automatic timeout reset back to main menu

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Tue May 20 16:47:01 UTC 2008

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 11:41 AM, J <jsweepstakes at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm looking for  way to have (after a certain timeout or at certain times?)
> to have a frontend exit everything back to the main menu. Mainly im looking
> for this to exit out of live tv because  some of the people who use the
> system forget to exit that part of the system.  any ides as to how I can
> easily make this happen? (I thought of rebooting the system but thats not a
> good idea)

You could use the telnet interface of the frontend to send a jumppoint
command to jump to the main menu and put that in a cronjob.  I'm not sure
how you would determine timeout but you can easily control the frontend via
that interface.

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