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Month: October 2018

Re: [trinity-users] Kaffeine unattended

From: Marvin Jones <mailserver@...>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2018 06:08:23 -0600 (MDT)
On Tue, 9 Oct 2018, Thierry de Coulon wrote:

>I don't know if someone can help me on this one.
>The goal is as follow: I have an older machine, running Wheezy and TDE 13.2
>As it's only used to record satellite-TV I never felt the need to update it
>and won't do unless necessary.
>Now what I would like to do is record something in a week, without leaving the
>computer on for all that time. I can let the computer start at the right
>time. When starting it loads kaffeine. I've programmed the recording.
>My problem is this:
>a) Kaffeine is started by a link in .trinity/Autostart. The programs starts OK
>but the Recording Schedule is empty. No recording.
>b) I close kaffeine and start it again. Now the Recording Schedule is there.
>Is there some magical string to add so that Kaffeine autostarts *AND* loads
>the Recording schedule? man or --help don't provide anything about recording.

I have found that such as .trinity/Autostart and/or cron @boot need
to either loop and test for the network to be up and stable, or just
`sleep` for some short period if a bash script.