[mythtv-users] Free Internet TV?
abostock at gmail.com
Sat May 6 07:29:05 EDT 2006
Using firefox and recent version of mplayerplug-in (all available in the
kubuntu repositories) it works perfectly, no need to run in debug mode.
Just right click in mplayerplug-in and there is a copy url menu item.
On 5/5/06, Paul Wheeler <paulrwheeler at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/4/06, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > On May 4, 2006, at 5:13 AM, Phill Edwards wrote:
> > >> http://www.channelchooser.com/
> > >>
> > >> I have two questions: firstly can it work in linux?
> > >>
> > >> secondly if it can be got working in linux can it be intergrated into
> > >> mythtv at all? From the front page it should be playable in mplayer
> > >> and you can hence use mplayer --dumpfile to download the file for
> > >> personal viewing, or just a straightforward playing. of the channels.
> > >
> > > MythstreamTV might be able to do something wit hit but you'd have to
> > > work out the URLs to the video content.
> > >
> > The site is extremely Linux-Unfriendly, telling you it is optimized
> > for Internet Explorer and that only Windows and Mac are "fully
> > supported", but it doesn't work with my Mac even after installing
> > their "suggested" player download, which calls home to report
> > "something".
> > Windows WeenieWare, possible spyware IMHO
> After having done some more investigations the streams can be played
> with a combination of firefox mplayerplug-in and mplayer. By running
> firefox in debug mode you can get the url of the stream which can then
> be player direct in mplayer.
> The site doesnt host any of the streams, it just links to other sites.
> I presume then that mythstreamtv could well be used to play them.
> > Try:
> > http://eduscapes.com/seeds/stream.html
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