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I have been searching for instructions regarding rescanning the /var/lib/mythtv/video folder. Most instructions are dated and reference older mythtv versions. Some note that mythvideo has been 'pulled into' the mythcore with version 0.25. I am running 0.25. How do I rescan for new videos (*.mkv and/or *.avi) within the above mentioned video path?

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When in MythVideo, hit M, then 'Scan for changes'.

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  • Is there a command line way to do this?
    – bobwdn
    Dec 6, 2012 at 18:54
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    Searching pays off. In my case I am running Mythbuntu headless and do not have a keyboard attached. Via ssh I can run 'mythutil --scanvideos' and it triggers a re-scan of all video directories. Please tag this as "SOLVED". Thank you.
    – bobwdn
    Dec 6, 2012 at 19:23

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