[mythtv-users] deleting from telnet interface

Dan Ritter dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Mon Nov 12 19:42:41 UTC 2007

On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 07:07:30PM +0000, John Veness wrote:
> Jason Joines wrote:
> >     What I want to do is manage my recordings from a remote low 
> > bandwidth connection.  I've tunneled VNC back through SSH but it was too 
> > slow to be usable.  Had the same problem with the web interface.  
> > However, using the telnet interface was just fine in this regards.  
> > Something like an ncurses based frontend would be ideal.
> I used ssh to my machine, then lynx (or some other text-based browser) 
> to connect to localhost/mythweb one holiday. This was because I went 
> away in a hurry and I already knew how to setup a secure ssh connection, 
> but didn't know how to setup secure apache open to the world, so this 
> was the quickest solution. It was pretty tedious to browse through 
> mythweb via a text browser, but it just about worked.

I use this SSH invocation:

ssh -L 2000:mythbox:80 user at gateway

which creates a tunnel such that http://localhost:2000 is
actually the mythbox's port 80.

Coupled with gzip compression, mythweb is pretty usable.


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