[mythtv-users] Java Network Remote for frontend
circushair at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 16:23:32 UTC 2007
On 9/13/07, Mark Murray <marklmurray at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just downloaded and tried out the one Doug mentioned (
> http://www.mythtv.co.nz/mythtv/?p=29 ) and it worked like a charm.
> This one does require your own webserver (apache) to be running and if
> your frontend isn't on the same machine as the webserver, you'll need
> to modify "backend.php" to point to the address of your frontend.
> Thanks Doug (and the OpenMedia Limited folks who wrote it)! I had
> been looking for something just like this as well.
> On 9/13/07, Anthony Giggins <seven at seven.dorksville.net> wrote:
> > > I purchased a cheap bttv based capture card last spring and built a
> > > box
> > > based on my wife's frustrations with missing shows whenever we forgot
> > > prep the VCR. I used an old 1.4GHZ AMD white box pc I had laying
> > > With Mandriva 2007.0 as the OS, I compiled and got it working well
> > > for our needs (glorified VCR). At the time we used MythTV Player to
> > > the shows via her laptop's s-video connection to our TV.
> > >
> > > This summer, while her shows are off the air, I re-built the box with
> > > Ubuntu
> > > Fiesty and installed the pre-built packages. The system is running
> > > better now. In fact, live tv would work in a pinch as it only
> > > random split second pauses every five or so minutes. After two or
> > > nights of tinkering, until the small hours of the morning, I got the
> > > output on the video card working and am looking forward to hooking it
> > > to
> > > the living room TV.
> > >
> > > Now that I've given more useless background than anyone on this list
> > > about.
> > > I remember (quite a while ago) that somebody submitted a java based
> > > network
> > > remote. None of my searches have turned up the post. Does anybody
> have a
> > > functional network remote that can be run on Windows for a .20.2
> > >
> > > Doesn't need to be fancy, just want to be able to kick off playback on
> > > frontend from my wife's laptop. This will eliminate having to connect
> > > laptop to the TV everytime we want to watch a recording. Hopefully it
> > > will
> > > open the door to get a real remote for the system.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > -Mark
> > The one I remembered was Flash
> > Regards,
> > Anthony
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Thank you! Both of those look like they will do exactly what I am looking
to accomplish. I'm at work now, but will test them out at home tonight.
This should improve the WAF significantly once the Myth box is connected to
our TV. She has never been able to successfully get her laptop hooked up to
view on the TV. But I have no doubt that she will be able to operate one of
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