[mythtv-users] MythAlarmClock?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 00:27:07 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Brad DerManouelian
> <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
>> On Jun 18, 2008, at 3:39 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
>>> I listen to the radio over DVB-S as live tv (although of course there
>>> is no video stream). Is there a way to get myth to go into Live TV and
>>> switch to a particular channel at an arbitrary time? Could this be
>>> done via perl/python script and cron/at perhaps?
>> Yup. You'll need to write a script that exercises the telnet socket of
>> your frontend and make a cron job to execute it at a particular time.
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Telnet_socket
> Thanks,  I shall try it tonight (and refer my employer to you if I am
> late for work :-)

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