[mythtv-users] How would you handle the kids leaving Live Tv on all the time?

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Sat May 1 13:46:37 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-05-01 at 09:25 -0400, Rick wrote:
> I was wondering if there is a way to "time out" live tv viewing after 
> say X hours ?  With the recent Comcast switch to digital, the only
> real 
> way we can watch tv is using Myth.  (That's because Myth has the 
> tuners).  The kids are not in the habit of exiting the live tv screen 
> before they turn off the tv.  Is there some way I can prevent Live Tv 
> from endlessly recording? 

I use a Logitech remote. The OFF button runs a macro that turns the TV
off and exits live TV, or whatever was playing, returning to the home

Works pretty well.


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