[mythtv-users] Remote Remote GH
jaw1959 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 15:01:40 UTC 2008
On Jul 28, 2008, at 8:55 AM, Chase Douglas
<chasedouglas.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 27, 2008, at 10:31 PM, Josh wrote:
>> On Jul 27, 2008, at 10:59 PM, Brad DerManouelian
>> <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
>>> On Jul 27, 2008, at 7:51 PM, Josh White wrote:
>>>> I actually found accidentally when I entered the search string
>>>> "navigation" but if you do a search for "mythtv" it should be the
>>>> only hit.
>>> For anyone else following along, the application is called "Remote
>>> Remote GH"
>>>> when I try to connect to the frontend with the iPhone app, it says
>>>> "connection dropped" and when I try to telnet from a terminal
>>>> on another machine on my network, it says "connection refused." I
>>>> installed "telnetd" on the machine, and restarted it, but I have
>>>> done nothing else to "enable" telent. I can't say that I have much
>>>> experience with telnet, so if you have any pointers here, I would
>>>> appreciate it.
>>> The first thing in the documentation says, "To use this feature you
>>> must first enable it in Settings>General>General" so I recommend you
>>> do that.
>>> telnetd is a telnet server which has nothing to do with controlling
>>> the mythtv frontend and you should probably get rid of it since
>>> it's a
>>> potential security risk.
>>> mythtv-users mailing list
>>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> Thanks, you were right, all I had to do was enable network control
>> where you indicated. It now works.
>> It would be nice if the app had a way of storing frontend ip
>> so you could quickly switch without manually entering numbers. It
>> would definitely help with the W.A.F. Perhaps a later version of the
>> app will include that.
> If you are interested in an iPhone / iPod Touch MythTV remote that
> will keep track of backends and frontends, try out MyMote. It also
> automatically finds your backends and frontends through UPnP. You can
> get more information at http://trac2.assembla.com/mymote/wiki.
> P.S.: In the interest of full disclosure, I am the developer for
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> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
Thanks, I'll check it out when it appears in the app store. It sucks,
but I'd really rather avoid jailbreaking at this point.
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