Cannot turn off sub-titles

Asked by Ken Ovens on 2010-10-16

Upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 10.10 which resulted in upgrade of Me-TV to version 1.3.1
I now cannot turn off subtitles. Can click radio-button in subtitles menu and it changes to "None", but sub-titles continue to appear on screen and button reverts to "0: eng" when change channel or if shut down and restart.
How can I get rid of subtitles?
Also does not seem to be remembering choice of storage directory for recordings. This may be related.
Did complete un-install of me-tv, then deleted all directories with me-tv in name, then re-booted and re-installed, but it is exactly the same and problem is still there.

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Ken Ovens (ken-kovens) said : #1

Have just discovered that by removing the entry "eng" in the box "preferred language" in the preferences, I can get rid of the subtitles. They stay away when program closed and re-opened, so that seems to be the cause of that problem.

Unfortunately, the recording directory still seems to change randomly when I change channels. Indeed, just closing preferences menu and re-opening it will cause recording directory to change. Typically it seems to cycle between "File System, my Home directory, and my Video directory.

Ken Ovens (ken-kovens) said : #2

If I do deliberately switch subtitles back on again, I need to restart program or change channels to turn them off again. Just selecting "None" without changing channel or restarting does not stop the titles appearing.

Scott Evans (vk7hse) said : #3

Hi Ken,

The trouble is that here in Australia, subtitles are superimposed on the
received signal instead of as a separate stream. As for the random changes
on the video directory, I can't explain that! But there is version 1.3.2
available on launchpad I can't remember exactly, but there was a tweak done
on recording so maybe give that a try and advise how you go...

Sent from my HTC Desire

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