[mythtv-users] Nvidia Shield commercial skip

Rick rick at laity.ca
Tue Jan 22 18:14:49 UTC 2019


On 1/22/2019 12:53 PM, John Pilkington wrote:
> On 22/01/2019 16:00, James Abernathy wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 22, 2019, 10:26 AM Rick <rick at laity.ca 
>> <mailto:rick at laity.ca> wrote:
>>
>>     The backend marks the commercials but the frontend on the Nvidia 
>> Shield
>>     does not show them.  Is this unique to the shield or am I missing a
>>     setting somewhere. The z key still works but of course you're 
>> skipping
>>     blind.
>>
>>     Rick
>>
>>
>>     I had to turn on automatic skip in Setup, but it works on my Shield.
> I don't use commercial skip, but I've just spent some time in the 
> Frontend Setup screens, initially without finding this.  Not the first 
> time I've been lost there.  Perhaps the problem is that there are 
> multiple 'General' screens.  I wasn't using an Android FE but I don't 
> think that would be different.
> 
> Frontend Setup > Video > Playback >  Commercial Skip  is probably what 
> you want to change.
> 
> But there's also
> 
> Frontend Setup > Video > General > General(Jobs) which tweaks the actual 
> detection, and IIRC somewhere in mythtv-setup that enables it.
> 
> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Commercial_detection
> 
> John P
>

Thanks, Setup > Video > Playback >  Commercial Skip using the shield was 
the answer.  Don't know how I missed that one.

Rick


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