[mythtv-users] Touchscreen

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Dec 13 16:29:47 EST 2005

> Matt,
> No, I haven't pointed out mythtv functionality specifically.  Mythtv 
> will work with a mouse and since a touchscreen functions just like a 
> mouse (just a different /dev device in the xorg.conf file), there 
> really isn't anything special that needs to be done.  You can navigate 
> the menus simply by putting your finger on them.  I did it because, 
> well lets face it, although some folks are adept at using remotes, 
> others are well, not.  The menu system in MythTV is easy enough to 
> navigate with a touchscreen for those who can't figure out the 
> (typically) mislabeled remote or don't care to try.  Besides, it was a 
> fun project 8).  Best source is probably the IBM article pointed out 
> earlier:
> http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-playscreen/
I think the point that he is trying to make is that Myth does NOT work 
with a mouse, last time I checked anyway, so the question is, what did 
you do to make that happen?


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