[mythtv-users] Re: Mythmusic alternatives? xmms?

Eric Thelin eric at generation-i.com
Mon Aug 30 18:21:59 EDT 2004

Or even better lets write a frontend for libxmms or even start the
regular xmms but hide the display and send it commands from mythmusic.
That way we can build our own interface and just use xmms for the
playback engine.  Just an idea.


On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, DTR wrote:

> I'm looking for a way to get .mpc and .ape support for my mythbox.  I
> don't their either of those codecs are a part of libavcodec but there
> are existing plugins for xmms for them which I have tried (they work).
> The thing I like about xmms is that the codec/plugins for new formats
> seem to be readily available for this player.
> What I'm wondering is, how are other people out there expanding their
> codec support on their mythbox so they aren't limited to a few specific
> codecs.  For those of you who use xmms, have you found a way to make it
> integrate fairly well into myth so it looks reasonably polished?  (i.e.
> maybe some sort of fullscreen myth themed skin or something)
> --

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