[mythtv-users] Default template editing

David Engel david at istwok.net
Thu Jun 17 15:28:51 UTC 2021

On Thu, Jun 17, 2021 at 06:17:13AM -0400, Jim Abernathy wrote:
> The first thing I normally do is edit the Default recording template to not
> do Commercial Detection.
> When I forget I get a stack of job in the queue that can't run since my
> backend is a Raspberry Pi 4 and I turn that feature off along with
> transcoding jobs.
> That is normally easy to edit later, but what about remote backends? I can't
> find a way to edit the Default template from mythweb or webfrontend.
> I guess I could ssh -X jim at mythbuntu and then run mythfrontend to edit the
> template??

Recording templates are global.  They are not specific to any backend.

What is backend specific is which types of jobs and how many jobs each
backend can run.  That is configured by running mythtv-setup on each

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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