[mythtv-users] Recommendations on project with ticker

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 00:35:29 UTC 2005

> I am looking for any viable solution to display a video feed (.avi
> file on hard drive) with a side or bottom ticker that shows
> weather/news info always. I currently run myth at home and have read
> some addons for ticker display during video playback (caller id
> plugin).

Could try mythtvosd. You can run this from a shell script that
receives the weather/news data from an external program. It''s very
simple to use. I have some examples of using it somewhere which I
could share with you if you need it.


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