[mythtv-users] Watch TV while listening to music

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 20:54:55 UTC 2007

On 3/16/07, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> Troy Dack napsal(a):
> > I've managed to successfully get my MythTV box up and running using a
> > DVICO FusionHDTV Dual tuner (except for the remote, but that's another
> > issue).
> >
> > After being suitably impressed by the ability to schedule, record and
> > replay programs as well as watch the wealth of digital media that I'v
> > accumulated there's one thing that I can't work out how to do within
> > MythTV.
> >
> > What I would like to do is have the video from either LiveTV or a
> > recorded program displayed _but_ have the audio from the mythmusic
> > module playing.
> >
> > For those asking, "Why?"  I regularly watch sports (Cricket,
> > Australian Rules, Rugby Union) without the need for commentators.
> > Replacing commentators with a decent playlist would be preferable.
> >
> > Is this possible with MythTV?
> The only thing I can think of is to add live TV as one of the
> visualizations....
> I haven't even looked at the code, and I'm not a C++ programmer, so I
> have no idea if this is practical.....

ssh in from another computer, run amarok/xmms/etc and start playing
music then start the tv program.

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