[mythtv-users] Text message notification of recording

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Jul 27 14:02:44 UTC 2007

Owen Griffin wrote:
> Hi,
> I wrote a small script which sends an SMS / Text message when mythtv
> completes recording an programme. If it's of use to anyone you can
> download it from http://www.vodafonebetavine.net/web/MythSMS/
> Unfortunately you'll need to register with the web site to send any messages.

You can send SMS to just about any phone without having to "register"
with anyone (assuming you know the network they are on).

Check out:


But your idea is very good.

You can make an even more flexible system by just sending an email to
yourself, then using a good MUA to forward it to your phone if it meets
certain criteria (sender, subject etc.).



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