[mythtv-users] Feature Request: Web-Based Control System?

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Mon May 8 01:02:31 UTC 2006

On 5/5/06, Geoff B <geoffbon at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/2/06, Brad Benson wrote:
> > On 5/2/06, Geoff B wrote:
> > > This is slightly OT, but you might want to consider a Squeezebox, it
> > > solves this beautifully.  Open source software that runs on Linux /
> > > Windows / Mac, and sound quality as good as whatever format you throw
> > > at it.  I've used one for over a year now, it's fantastic.
> >
> >  Or, better yet, just install slimserver on your backend (or wherever
> your
> > music library lives) and use slimp3slave, xmms, etc, etc to play back
> the
> > music streamed by slimserver.  No point in buying a Squeezebox just to
> play
> > music when you've already got a perfectly good mythfrontend connected to
> > your TV or stereo.
> >
> Indeed - this is what I do at work and works well.  And if you're
> happy controlling the stream with a PC (or anything else that will run
> a web browser), then you're golden.  I just can't seem to get my
> significant other to do this though, whereas she took to the
> Squeezebox like a duck to soup.

Is it possible to use slimserver to play the music out of the mythbox?  I
just installed it, but it looks like it will strem the music to my remote
computer, whereas I want to use the remote computer to control the  mythbox
and play the music from there.
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