paulgir at gmail
Jun 19, 2012, 9:46 PM
Post #7 of 7
On Wed, 20 Jun 2012 16:24:07 +1200, Nick Rout <nick.rout [at] gmail> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 4:00 PM, Paulgir <paulgir [at] gmail> wrote:
>> On Wed, 20 Jun 2012 15:47:31 +1200, Worik Stanton
>> <worik.stanton [at] gmail>
>>>> Primarily to copy them to videos storage,but to play direct off the
>>>> drive would be very useful as well.
>>> I just copy the files into the video directory of the backend
>>> (/var/lib/mythtv/video on my machine from memory) and in the front end
>>> I use
>>> the 'M' key and rescan.
>>> It would be cool to be ale to do that from the front end using the
>> So I take it that there is no way to do this from the UI?
> No, but if you use XBMC as well it has a file manager which you could
> use (I think, I have never done more than glance at it).
>> Am I correct to think that it can be done from optical discs?
> No, you can rip (errr I mean backup of course) a DVD but not copy files
>> I'm surprised that this functionality has not been extended to memory
> ssh and mv are the only commands you need to know, although I would
> tend to use mount to see where the external is mounted, and mc to do
> the copying, just because I like luddite gui file managers.
> You can also put the usb device in your laptop and desktop and move
> the files over the network if you want to point and click. mythbuntu
> exports videos and recordings over samba by default. This will be
> slower, unless you have a fast network. Over wireless it is deadly
> boringly slow.
> whichever way you do it you will need to scan for new videos within
> mythvideo, as explained by others in the thread.
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I guess I'll keep using Thunar to manually copy the files
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