[mythtv-users] Using MythMusic

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 23:26:13 UTC 2005

On 8/28/05, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I find the best way to handle music sorting is to do it yourself --
> > i.e. ignoring ID3 tags and setting the sorting method to directory.
> >
> > This does mean that you have to set up your directory structure the
> > way you want it and put the files in manually, but in the end it's
> > much easier to keep track of what songs are where.
> >
> > The easiest way is to build your dir tree as
> > ~/music/genre/artist/album/01_track.ogg. With the directory sorting
> > option enabled, browsing the music directory from inside Mythmusic
> > gives you the ability to select whole genres, or any number of
> > artists, ablums, and/or individual tracks.
> >
> > As far as the remote goes, I use the grey Hauppage remote. By default,
> > (at least following Jarod's guide) the blue button skips forward a
> > song, the yellow button skips back a song. I don't know about FF/REW,
> > but I don't use them anyway. To make navigating easier (I've got a LOT
> > of songs on my box) I remapped the yellow button to PgDn, and the red
> > button (usually Exit) to PgUp. The lirc config file is in
> > /home/mythuser/.mythtv/.
> >
> > I can send you more details if you need them, but I'm nowhere near the
> > box right now.
> If you wouldn't mind, I would like to see what gets mapped to what
> exactly in lircrc to make these buttons work in the Music screen:


I think the mapping is the following (away from machine so could be
making it up...)

|<<     PgUp
<<      Left
||         P
>        Return
[ ]       Esc
>>      Right
>>|     PgDown

Let me know if it's anywhere near correct!


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