[mythtv-users] remote frontent, audio but no video

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Sat Nov 24 20:02:39 UTC 2012

At 2:12 PM -0500 11/24/12, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>On 11/24/2012 01:35 PM, Mary Strimel wrote:
>>I have mythbuntu 12.04 working fine on combined FE/BE machine, but
>>when I try to watch recordings from a remote frontend (mac), I get
>>audio but no video. The screen stays on the "playback starting ..."
>>graphic, while the audio goes along normally.  The frontend interface
>>otherwise seems to work fine.
>>What could the trouble be?
>You probably need to change your Playback Profile group and/or UI 
>Painter.  I don't know which specific combination works properly on 
>Mac, though.

OS X can't use the Qt painter for video.  Go into Setup>Appearance 
and change the Paint Engine to OpenGL.


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