[mythtv-users] Fwd: WAF remote... Apple Remote?

Brad Dolman mythtv at braddolman.com
Sun Jan 21 11:31:35 UTC 2007

> Funny enough, I just spent a bunch of time tweaking the Apple  
> Remote for use with MythFrontend on my MacBook Pro. I wasn't too  
> crazy about the default configuration of the buttons, so I used  
> Remote Buddy (http://tinyurl.com/22susm) to create my own behaviour  
> for MythFrontend. Its just my first attempt, but it seems pretty  
> good to me so far. Its not so much that the Apple Remote is  
> limiting, its mostly that the MythTV UI has been built around the  
> assumption of a keyboard or button-laden remote. For example, I  
> don't understand why pressing "M" brings up one menu and pressing  
> "I" brings up another... I would think they could be combined into  
> one menu. That said, changes to the UI have made it much easier to  
> cursor around lately... in fact, on my "full" remote (on my linux  
> box), I'd say that I only use about 9 buttons for 98% of its usage.  
> So I set the Apple Remote to provide basic arrow key support and a  
> few "special" commands if you hold the button down. Here's a  
> graphic with my current configuration:
> http://tinyurl.com/37ugpv
> If anyone is interested, you can download the behaviour here:
> http://tinyurl.com/2r5p8d
> Unzip it and put the resulting file in ~/Library/Application  
> Support/Remote Buddy/Behaviours
> Anyone with feedback, drop me a note at inquiry {at} braddolman / 
> dot/ com
> Thanks.

For those that are interested, I've put an updated MythFrontend  
behaviour (0.3) at:


Any future updates, I'll just drop in there.
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