J.Pilk at tesco.net
Sun Apr 1 19:19:35 UTC 2018
On 01/04/18 19:07, Klaus Becker wrote:
> Le dimanche 1 avril 2018, 18:14:32 CEST Stephen Worthington a écrit :
>> On Sun, 01 Apr 2018 17:30:24 +0200, you wrote:
>>> Which file does MythYV use as channels.conf ?
>>> I only want a limited number of channels and not hundreds I am not
>>> interested in.
>>> I know I can configure this inside mythtv-setup, but the easiest way is
>>> perhaps to edit the MythYV channels.conf file.
>> It does not use a channels.conf file. The channels are stored in the
>> database. In mythtv-setup, you can go to Channel Editor and in there,
>> select any channel you do not want and use the Enter key to display
>> the options for the channel. Find the Visible option, which will be
>> ticked, and use the space bar to toggle off the tick mark. Then it
>> will no longer be visible in mythfrontend, but will remain in the
>> database so that it is there if you need it later. If you delete
>> channels (using the D key), when you scan for new channels, the
>> deleted ones will come back again and you will have to delete them
>> again, so it is much better to just mark them as not visible.
> I found it, but will take long time to make invisible hundreds of channels.
> It's not userfriendly.
I was rather worried by your off-list reply that said you would try the
'Bouquet' script. I hope you have successfully tested restoring your
database before you launch.
In mythtv-setup ( I use mythtv-setup.real to avoid auto-run and similar
features) there is usually an 'accept all/ignore all/edit manually'
option at the end of a scan. If you have a 'hide all' option you might
later be able to make Visible the few channels that you want.
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