[mythtv-users] How to disable metadata downloads...

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Fri Dec 1 08:54:44 UTC 2023

On Thu, 30 Nov 2023 17:07:56 -0600, you wrote:

>I have looked at changing the recording rule and the metadata option
>does not provide a option to not do the update but only how to do the
>The default rule has the metadata option grayed out, so I can't change
>it there either.
>I have also tried removing /usr/bin/mythmetadatalookup. That did not
>There is also /usr/share/mythtv/metadata directory that I moved.
>None of this has stopped the metadata being updated.
>How can I disable metdata update?
>Thanks for your help,

Where are you trying to edit the recording rules?  In mythfrontend,
edit a recording rule, go to Post Processing and the "Automatically
Look Up Metadata" option can be changed by using the space bar on that

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