[mythtv-users] My Hare Brained Idea
fishfryah at gmail.com
Wed May 16 00:34:54 UTC 2007
Found it. It is very cool, I am happy.
On 5/15/07, Robert Johnston <anaerin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why not just share the Myth folder (SMB is nicely multi-platform) and
> use something like Mythlink.pl to create "Pretty" links to the actual
> files, which can then be viewed over the network by any client, like
> VLC, MPC, MPlayer, Winamp...
> On 5/15/07, Andrew Gaunt <fishfryah at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've got a Fedora Core 6 box running the myth backend recording my
> > favorite shows
> > and my kids have discovered how they too can use the its easy to figure out web
> > interface to fill empty hard drives Anime content. and so it goes, it
> > works great.
> > I've also got a front end (knopmyth installed) next to a TV for
> > playback and all that. That works too. Hooray!
> > Now for my dilema. I have another computer in my office running an OS
> > that is not linux.
> > It's kind of a dumb OS and can't run a myth front-end, but it can run
> > VLC (video lan) which
> > I really like as a media player. Especially on the dumb OS that has a
> > really bad media player otherwise.
> > So...., here' s my idea -- I don't think it would be too difficult to
> > implement, but I thought I'd post here to get so it could shot full of
> > holes.
> > It would be nice If I could click a link on a web page (like myth
> > recorded programs) and then have the backend start to stream the mpeg
> > (can use VLC in streaming mode) to a unicast or perhaps even a
> > multicast address. Then, the client that did the clicking could start
> > a local VLC session that would receive the stream as UDP packets. I've
> > done this by hand and it works great. I'd like to take it to the next
> > level and see it as part of the web interface.
> > Am I crazy for thinking this? Anyone?
> > -Andrew Gaunt
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