[mythtv-users] Nice sounds on clicks, startup, etc.

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Aug 22 04:08:47 UTC 2007

On Aug 21, 2007, at 9:07 AM, Bill Omer wrote:

> On 8/21/07, Ma Begaj <derliebegott at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> And in fact, I did that last night. For LEFT, RIGHT, UP, DOWN,
>>> EXIT, RETURN, GUIDE; each has a new stanza:
>>> begin
>>>     prog = irexec
>>>     button = UP
>>>     config = aplay /home/mythtv/sounds/up.wav
>>> end
>>> Works very well.
>> yes, it probably does, but you also hear the sounds if you are
>> watching TV/movies or listening music or ...
>> am I right? that is far from ideal in my eyes... the sound should be
>> played only if
>> M.
> To me that's ideal.   Look at TiVo, you hear sounds when you fast
> forward, pause etc.. during playback.  I enabled click.sh in the
> keypress option last night, and I was a little surprised how much the
> wife liked it.  Her only complaint:  the clicking sound goes away when
> I'm watching a show.
> I'm going to hack up my .lircrc tonight.
> -Bill

When I tried this, irexec took over my sound card for a split second  
and wouldn't let go so when I hit Select to start a program, I get  
the button press sound but no audio from the program. Seems that  
using the keypress application works just fine, but limited to one  
button sound.

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