[mythtv-users] Remote control using a program on another computer

cossaboon.mythtv at mac.com cossaboon.mythtv at mac.com
Wed Nov 2 10:15:45 EST 2005

yes, it does :(

I had it working on my KnoppMyth R5A16 and when the video started, I  
just dropped the session, and it worked ok.

I need to look into MythWifi, thanks for the lead.

On Nov 2, 2005, at 10:17 AM, Dave Sherohman wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 09:39:10AM -0500, cossaboon.mythtv at mac.com  
> wrote:
>> Try VNC
>> this might help you get started;
>> http://knoppmythwiki.org/index.php?page=x11vncHowTo
>> You run the server on the MythTV box, in the same X Session that
>> MythTV is running, then run a VNC Client on the Laptop (Clients are
>> available for almost every OS).
> Umm...  Wouldn't this result in VNC displaying the screen from the X
> session in question (i.e., the show being played back) on the device
> running the VNC client?  (Or at least trying to...  I can't imagine  
> that
> trying to send a gazillion X updates for real-time video would work at
> all well.)
> Seems to me that MythWifi is at least on the right track, although I
> question whether the use of a web interface (as opposed to a native
> client application) will provide close- enough-to-real-time control  
> for
> skip forward/back operations under all conditions.  Have to give it a
> try and see how it works for me...
> (Disclaimer:  I've used VNC servers running on Windows quite a bit,
> but never the VNC server for X.  I'm assuming that a VNC client will
> display the same thing as the X session that it's attached to, since
> seeing the same thing on both client and server is kind of the  
> point of
> VNC, but I could be wrong in that assumption.)
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