[mythtv-users] Just 2 more hiccups...

J. Donavan Stanley jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Sat Mar 6 14:32:52 EST 2004

Jason Donahue wrote:

>Issue #2:
>Mplayer stopped working with my remote! I followed Jarod's Fedora Howto,
>which means I am using the RPMS from apt-get. My original config was to
>use gdm to auto-login the mythuser, but I used mythfrontend as my window
>manager (this got rid of all the overhead fromkde and the like) and it
>worked beautifully. Now if I do the same, mplayer won't even recognise
>keyboard input! I assume this has something to do with a change in
>Fedora, not Myth. So now I am using gdm to login to fluxbox, a nice
>light-weight gui, and when I launch mplayer, it at least takes keyboard
>input, but nothing from the remote :( (yes i made sure my lircrc has
>mplayer mappings)

Install a lightweight window manager like "ratpoison" and use it.  
That'll clear up the keyboard issues.

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