[mythtv-users] User jobs as regular user?

Ian Barton lists at manor-farm.org
Mon Jun 8 09:29:49 UTC 2009

> I've got a user job that cuts commercials from HD-PVR recordings and 
> automatically stores TV shows in show-specific directories. The problem 
> is my directory tree is not writable by the mythtv user and I'd rather 
> have all my files created by my normal user anyway.
> So is there a way to automatically run this user job as my regular user?
If you are not too worried about users deleting your shows you could:

* Add mythtv to the users group. Make sure that you are also a member of 

* Give the users group write permission to the recordings folder.


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