[mythtv-users] Watching recorded shows via a webserver.

Anthony Giggins seven at seven.dorksville.net
Fri Sep 7 01:07:57 UTC 2007

> All,
> Just wondering if anyone has tinkered with this.
> I am using mythrename.pl and creating links to my original files
> in /video, in a directory called /video/shownames. (Very similar to the
> defaults for the --link function).
> It seems I should be able to add "/video/shownames" to my webserver's
> path and setup the webserver to run a command such as "xine
> file://video/filename " and watch movies (locally that is) with the
> click of a mouse.
> haven't had time to play with it today, but if I get somewhere, I will
> post it.
> Nick

What about calling the vlc command like mythstreamtv to setup live streaming?
opening the file from the webserver might work fine over the LAN but over
the internet might be very very slow :)


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