[mythtv-users] Myth LiveTV over a network

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Jan 25 16:59:42 UTC 2007

Dewey Smolka wrote:
> On 1/25/07, Firejack <firejack at bigfoot.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Recently I've started a project using MythTV for the first time. The 3 aims
>> I had are;
>> 1) Centralized Media Server Using MythTV
>> 2) Ability to watch Live TV on any computer on my home network
>> 3) High Definition feed to my Sony 32'' HD LCD TV
>> So far I have managed to complete 1 & 3 successfully and the results are
>> amazing!
>> 2 is causing me a headache though. I'm unable to work out how I go about
>> pushing MythTV out onto my home network so any computer can watch LiveTV. My
>> network consists of 1 OpenSuse 10.2 Linux machine (now running MythTV) and 3
>> more Windows XP Pro SP2 machines (could convert one to Linux as its mostly
>> used for watching DVD's/browsing the Internet anyway). I installed the
>> MythWeb plugin but that doesn't Stream LiveTV only recordings and this isn't
>> what I wanted.

> As for dealing with MS Windows machines, I know there was a project to
> port the FE to Windows but I haven't heard anything about it for ages.
> Streaming works via mythweb for recordings, as you've noticed. You
> could also use mythrename.pl (to give your recordings more
> human-readable names) and share them with Samba, but I suspect that's
> not really what you're looking for.

Try http://www.sudu.dk/mythtvplayer/ it allows playing back recordings 
(with commercial skip!), and I believe he is working on LiveTV.


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