If you want to review or edit the Simulator settings, select the Simulator Settings item from the Applications→Yahoo CTV-ADK menu.
This menu item launches an editor so you can review and edit the
YCTV-ADK.env file that is copied into the
$HOME/YCTV-ADK directory. This file controls the environment variables for all the Simulators:
When you first startup the Simulator this file is copied from the default file:
YCTV-ADK.env is a text file you can edit with gedit or your favorite text editor. When the Simulator starts it reads the following environment variables from this file:
In a VM environment, video playback is supported through GStreamer and is CPU intensive. By default, VMware runs in dual-processor mode. If you are using VirtualBox you need to manually switch the settings to dual-processor mode. See VirtualBox Instructions for more information.
If your VM is using all available processors and performance is still a problem,
setting the value of
8 improves CPU performance but degrades video playback by playing only 1 out of 9 frames.
If CPU performance is not an issue, this value can be decreased for smoother video playback.