[mythtv-users] Pop up message while in menus or when using internal player.

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 09:28:00 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 9:16 PM, Robert <RobertCL at iname.com> wrote:
> On Mon, June 9, 2008 2:40 am, Bryan Cromwell wrote:
>> Trying to find out if there is a way to pop up a message while in the
>> menus
>> or when using internal player? I have script that 'watches' for buttons
>> pressed on the remote, if nothing is pressed for 2 hours it will put the
>> FrontEnd's in sleep mode. I am trying to find a way to popup a message
>> letting someone know to press a button if they don't want the FE to go to
>> sleep. I know about mythtvosd, but if I recall this only works while
>> watching tv.
> There must be some way to do this as MythMusic pops up a little message at
> the top of the screen when it changes songs and this seems to work in
> outside of MythMusic - i.e. when you are looking at pictures in
> MythGallery.  I don't know if it is a "public" thing, or internal to Myth
> though.
> Might be worth looking into the code to see how that works.
> Robert.

Try a look at xosd

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