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Old 05-29-2010, 09:26 PM   #1
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MythTV fonts too small to read


I just received a pennicle TV tuner card for my birthday so I installed mythtv. All I get when I start the frontend is a puke colored screen. There appears to be buttons, but they are so small you have to strain to see them. I had to set up a custom xorg-config file to get my resolution to work with my monitor because the nvidia driver couldn't properly detect the screen. According to some posts, that could be the problem but there were no solutions. I am at a loss as to what to do.

System information: Debian Squeeze on quad-core phenom (AMD64). Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 graphics card using the Nvidia driver. Pinnace TV tunner using Conexant CX2388x chipset.

Thanks in Advance
 
Old 05-29-2010, 11:19 PM   #2
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Yea, the default are not very good, the good news is that it can be changed in the (client/frontend) configuration dialog.
 
Old 05-30-2010, 01:27 PM   #3
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A little more help please. I can't find the configuration dialog. If I have to start mythtvfrontend to find it, I'm out of luck because every dialog I bring up is too small to read anything.
 
Old 05-30-2010, 01:59 PM   #4
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Yes, it is in mythfrontend

last menu in page 1
last menu in page 2
second menu in page 3
click "next" 4 times

use the scroolwheel to increase all cases
 
Old 05-31-2010, 09:32 AM   #5
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Unfortunately my install hasn't been setup yet so the instruction you gave don't work for me. I did a fresh install on another box to see what I was looking at. I get a language selection screen, a upnp screen and then a database setup screen. When I entered the info of the machine with the backend, I was taken back to the language selection page. As far as I can tell, the same thing is happening on the box with the backend. I also tried a suggestion I found in the Ubuntu forums that said to use qtconfig-qt4 / qtconfig to increase the sizes until I could get the rest working. I tried that, but the settings get reset as soon as I open mythtv for some reason. Any other ideas?
 
Old 06-06-2010, 08:09 AM   #6
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I think I have the same problem, this is a screenshot of my mythtv-setup:

http://img691.imageshack.us/img691/3944/mythtvsetup.png

Have you found a solution yet?
 
  


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