meaning of icons
debiani386 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 19:21:38 UTC 2007
>>> I have been trying to find a list detailing the meaning of the various
>>> icons used with no success. Some are obvious and some are not. For
>>> example, I want to open a file and I am refused. When I look at the file
>>> in the folder it has a lock on it. OK, the meaning may be obvious but
>>> where can I find out what I need to do to open the file? I tried sudo
>>> but that did not appear to work.
>> the lock means that only the administrator of the computer can run it.
>> you can open the terminal, then type "sudo su" then enter the
>> administrator password
>> then through the terminal access the file.
> Right I will try that.
>> Besides, what file are you trying to open?
> It is a file stored in var/lib/mythtv/recordings and is a recording of a
> television broadcast. The odd thing is that the file opens, with out a
> murmur, in Avidemux for example. I am trying to access it using
> mytharchivehelper in order to extract a single frame.
in the console try these in the following order:
- sudo su
[followed by your password]
- mytharchivehelper /var/lib/mythtv/recordings/file_name.extension
[replace the file_name.extension with the name of the recording you
want to edit]
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