[mythtv-users] OT: I'm streaming Netflix on my Linux box

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Oct 7 22:33:00 UTC 2008

On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 12:42:47PM -0400, Matt Emmott wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 10:46 AM, Jason Sullivan <jason0x21 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > No feathers ruffled here.  I'm intrigued.  Is XBMC required for this,
> > or can MythTV be a UPnP client without it?
> > XBMC seems a lot to install just to be a client with many of the
> > features already in the MythTV frontend.  Or am I missing something
> > here?
> >
> > --
> XBMC, in my opinion, is a much better front end for audio & video than Myth.
> The interface and usability are slicker and more usable than mythmusic and
> mythvideo as far as I'm concerned. But yes, it does not add much more in the

    Well, how exactly?

    We can corner some of the devs in a room and not let them leave
until they make some improvements... '-)

> way of core functionality than Myth. I am also curious if Myth can be a uPNP
> client, I really haven't put much research into it though since most of my
> non-tv related functions have been relegated to XBMC.

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