[mythtv-users] Touchscreen "workaround" (with help of other programs)?
t045tbr0t at yahoo.de
Tue Jan 8 22:18:13 UTC 2008
I am aware of at least one of those, but I think it was a custom
patch into mythfrontend or the plugins. I'd prefer if it were done
with an independent program that is independent of mythtv itself for
Firstly, I'm not that much into linux at the moment, and I'm neither
sure what version of mythtv those patches were for nor how well
they'd cope with an update.
And secondly, I am planning to run two instances of mythtv (dual-
headed X with a seperate user running each), and I'm not sure if the
patches would interfere with anything.
Also, from what I've seen so far, the MythTV UI lacks on-screen
buttons for quite a few essential functions, like "back" or "menu",
so I'm not sure how much being able to use the mouse as a pointer
But still, thanks for the tip, I'll go recheck if I missed anything!
Johan Venter wrote:
> This has come up a lot of times in the last couple of years - I was
> under the impression that a couple of motivated people added semi-
> mouse support to Myth and use their touchscreens as a pointer device.
> You may want to search the archives - my memory of it is a bit hazy.
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