[mythtv] Question: Slideshow with audio

Robert Tsai rtsai1111 at comcast.net
Thu Jun 30 15:21:41 UTC 2005

On Thu, Jun 30, 2005 at 11:13:05AM -0400, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> On Thursday 30 June 2005 9:11, michael at mussington.com wrote:
> > Is anyone working on a good way to get a simultaneous slideshow
> > AND audio? I'm trying to figure out how to do it for my living
> > room. If you don't have an answer, do you  have any ideas about
> > whom I could ask?
> You can do this now with mfd/mfe, if you're adventurous.  Install
> mfd and the mfe plugin.  Run mfd.  Fire up mfe and start a playback
> of a playlist or whatever.  Now you can navigate through the rest of
> the frontend screens and the music will continue playing.  Just
> don't try to play back any recordings or use mythmusic, as they'll
> report that the audio device is in use.
> That's the best we've got for now; there is no "automatic" way to
> play a slideshow with music in Myth, and I doubt anyone would want
> to bother adding such a feature until the mfd code is incorporated
> into the main Myth source tree.


xscreensaver(gl-slideshow) + mythmusic


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