[mythtv-users] Couple of issues with a new install...

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Sep 24 05:10:26 UTC 2011

On 09/23/2011 03:30 PM, Dan Armbrust wrote:
> So, as of today, I have a fresh, clean, updated install of mythbuntu.
> Currently running:
> MythTV Version   : v0.24-243-g9ba3ece
> MythTV Branch    : fixes/0.24
> A couple of things I have noticed:
> The "Advanced Audio Configuration" that is supposed to appear when
> configuring up an optical connection, etc - is still broken.  I
> reported this years ago... but I think someone closed it as can't
> reproduce, or something.
> When I select my toslink audio output, I see the border for the
> section appear.  And I can keyboard through the two checkboxes which I
> know are there - and the description of the two check boxes appears at
> the bottom of the screen when I go through them.  But I can't _see_
> them.  They are completely hidden from view.  I have no idea if they
> are selected or not.  I've tried about 5 different themes... they all
> behave in the same, broken way.  This is completely reproducible on my
> system... so let me know what I can do to help this actually get
> fixed.

Sounds like you may be either a) using a resolution that's too small 
(like 800x600 or, worse, 720x480) or b) using the Qt theme painter.  If 
the resolution is small, try using ssh -Y on a host with a real monitor 
to run mythfrontend and see if it works.


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