mythtv tweaks dec 2014

mythlounge with ubuntu 14.04 shows xfce4-panel (menu bar) in top:

panel properties:
choose: ‘Automatically Show and Hide the panel’ and ‘ Don’t reserve space on borders’

Shutdown and reboot commands no longer work in mythtv. Edit sudoer’s list

sudo visudo to edit the file:

user_name ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /sbin/poweroff, /sbin/reboot, /sbin/shutdown

See also

Above makes reboot, but not shutdown work?

Adding ‘sudo poweroff’ to custom halt command in mythtv—>setup—>general sorts this.

have a look at frontend logs whilst using:

tail -f /var/log/mythtv/mythfrontend.log

x11vnc not working from startup:

dvd drive not working within mythtv:

in frontend playback settings specify location of dvd drive:

Get Airplay working:
probably gonna need to have mythboxes and wifi on same subnet for this.

6. Fine tuning of mythsunroom:

nvidia overscan settings=50
mythfrontend gui doesn’t resize: adjust pixels of gui in settings: appearance to 1831×1031

x11vnc from startup: