[mythtv-users] Playing local files with frontend?

Dewey Smolka dsmolka at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 00:42:02 UTC 2006

> I would like to make mythfrontend play the mpg locally to isolate the
> network issue. Is there a way to do that without setting up a local backend?

Put the file(s) on the local machine. Go to Utilities/Setup -> Setup
-> Media Settings -> Videos Settings -> General. Put in the path to
your videos. Go to Utilities/Setup -> Video Manager to update the db.
The videos will now appear in the Videos section of Media Library.

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