[mythtv-users] Myth Gallery Questions

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Mon Jan 14 20:10:17 UTC 2008

On Jan 14, 2008 2:03 PM, Steve Peters - Priority Electronics <
steve at priorityelectronics.com> wrote:

>  Hello all, I have a few questions about myth gallery:
> 1. Is there a way to do a random slideshow in mythtv?
> 2. Is there a way to use the remote to start the slideshow by just one
> button? Right now i have to hit a button to get to the left menu options,
> where slideshow is the top choice...i was thinking, like could i do this in
> one click....highlight the album/folder, one button to start random
> slideshow.
> 3. Is there a way to run a script to start or stop the slideshows, or do i
> have to press remote buttons? I want to have the slideshow start in the
> morning, and stop by itself at night (digital picture frame). Also, this
> way, i could have the digital picture frame set to auto start a certain
> slideshow upon booting.
> 4. Are there any touchscreen controls that will work in slideshow mode? I
> guess, it'd be the same thing as mouse controls in slideshow mode. That
> would be really nice.

You could look into the telnet based network control of the frontend to just
send scripted commands via cron.


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