[mythtv-users] Hulu Integration?

Robert Schultz robert at cosmicrealms.com
Sat Dec 6 16:34:41 UTC 2008

So I've downloaded the boxee source code, to investigate how they handle
hulu playback.

Sadly, the component responsible for hulu playback is a binary file they
distribute called bxflplayer-linux

According to the boxee forums, this is closed source and they intend to keep
it that way.

PlayOn is of course a Windows product and closed source, so that's not going
to help us much in bringing native hulu support to MythTV.

The only other potential open source code I know of that supports hulu is
According to this post:
There is a google summer of code project that has support for hulu.
This may be this project:

I'm going to try and track down the source for neuros and dig into how they
are actually playing Hulu content to determine if it truly is open source...
or not.
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