[mythtv-users] Fast forward question

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Oct 13 17:01:23 UTC 2009

On 10/13/2009 12:26 PM, Jim Morton wrote:
> In Mythbuntu 9.0.4 is it possible to configure the fast forward to 
> play at an 2x or 4x speed? Mine skips in 30 second increments

That's not fast forward.  That's skip.  Use MythControls 
(Utilities/Setup|Edit Keys) to see your key bindings and fix your remote.

> which usually is fine but every now and then I'd like to watch at high 
> speed. Ideally, I'd like to be able to choose between skipping 30 
> seconds ahead and playing at double speed right on the remote. (Not to 
> be confused with the jump forward and back buttons which jump in 15 
> minute increments.)

Actually, Jump is 10 minutes, Skip is 30 seconds (both by default).

Again, though, you're confusing Skip with FFWD (at least your key 
config/remote config is).


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