[mythtv-users] special keys mapped to alsamixer????
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Dec 24 11:11:05 EST 2005
Danny Brow wrote:
>>>>I will be running mythtv as the
>>>>windows manager in X. Basically, X server starts and then mythtv. So
>>>>what can I use to do this?
>>MythTV is not a window manager. If all you run is MythTV, this might
>>work, but remember that MythVideo and MythDVD call external programs
>>(i.e. MPlayer, xine, or ...), so you will most likely be running other
>Um.. you don't need a WM for Mythtv at all, I have this working and it
>works great. With LIRC set up right everything closes and starts right.
>>>>And how can I map the next/prev buttons in mythtv? where do you set the
>>>>keyboard shortcut keys in myth?
>>Once again, it depends on your WM/DE.
>No xhkeys solves this also for me, didn't realized at first that it
>support sending keyboard commands to the windows in focus. Real Nice
The magic words being "windows in focus." One of the primary functions
of a window manager is to manage the focus...
>>>xhkeys solves the volume stuff. Still could use some suggestions on the
>>Best suggestion I could offer: use a WM.
>Thanks but I don't need one. So basically it works. I'm just going to
>map the xines keys to match up with mythtv keys and presto I've solved
>my own problem.
Best of luck, and when you find you have focus problems (especially
after using xine), please search the list for all the other posts about
why you need a window manager before asking why button presses aren't
going through/windows are appearing in the wrong z-order/whatever...
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