[mythtv-users] Text lengths

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Oct 15 19:07:03 UTC 2009

On 10/15/2009 09:46 AM, Peter Lord wrote:
> On my myth 0.22-fixes installation I see a lot of truncated text.  For 
> example, when starting live TV I see "Please W..." instead of "Please Wait".
> Is there a way to avoid this ?
> I'm running at 1280x1024 with an nvidia driver.  I've set the DPI so that I 
> get full screen with 16:9 transmissions.
> Curiously, if I run the frontend remotely (via ssh -X ..) at a forced 640x480, 
> then the text is mostly displayed correctly.

This is most likely due to having an improperly-set aspect ratio.

What, specifically, is your physical display's aspect (the TV/monitor 
screen's) and what do you have set for X (DPI and/or DisplaySize--the 
output of xdpyinfo would show everything) and what theme are you using?


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