[mythtv-users] quickly deleting untunable channels?? (hd prime w/ comcast)

Joseph Fry joe at thefrys.com
Tue Jul 3 14:24:17 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 7:40 AM, David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2 July 2012 04:20, Monkey Pet <monkeypet at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all, I have a HD prime with comcast.  I am wondering how I force
> mythtv
> > to delete all the non-tunable channels.  I have been doing it manually
> after
> > having it retrieve the lineup from schedulesdirect.  However, I am
> wondering
> > if there is a much faster method to do it, since there are hundreds of
> > channels.  Also can I access the channel editor from the mythfrontend?  I
> > have been going through mythtvsetup to do my channel editing.  Thanks.
> If you already know what channels you want to delete then maybe you
> can use a modified version of the script on the this page?
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/UK_Channel_Assignments
> It doesn't necessarily save a lot the first time you use it, but it
> makes sorting things out following a channel rescan much easier.
I simply change the "visible" flag using the MythWeb channel editor.  I
also do this for channels that I know I'll never watch so they don't
clutter up my guide and search results (seems like every show on the home
shopping channels appear as a new series when I do a search).
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