[mythtv-users] I don't want to use the frontend program (I don't think?)

Nick Gray nagray at hawaii.rr.com
Sun Sep 2 05:28:58 UTC 2007

Thanks mark, that is where I want to go with this.

On Sun, 2007-09-02 at 06:02 +0100, Mark Levitt wrote:
> On 2 Sep 2007, at 05:47, Nick Gray wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > I want to record programs on my workstation and watch them using just
> > vlc or mplayer. Is there a way to keep the front end from taking  
> > over my
> > entire screen when I start it up or a good way of using just a  
> > player in
> > sync with the backend
> MythTV's backend handles the actual recording so simply don't start  
> the frontend at all.
> You can simply use Mythweb to handle scheduling and deleting shows  
> and mplayer to watch them. Just open the files that mythtv creates?
> There is a Perl script named mythrename.pl that can create friendly  
> names for the shows to make them easier to find. I think Mythweb can  
> also be set up to launch mplayer when you click on a show, but I  
> haven't gotten that to work.
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