yes because /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt is NOT a command it is a FILE containing setup information for mythtv Specifically the database connection details. If you want to READ a file use the cat command, like
Originally Posted by jccubs
If it scrolls past too quick pipe it through less, eg
. use the space bar to scroll through, q to exit (quit).
cat /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt | less
The | symbol is the pipe symbol, on my keyboard it is <shift>+\ but it varies by keyboard.
If the password does not work you need to use the command I have already given to reset it to something known.
sudo dpkg-reconfigure mythtv-common