[mythtv-users] Mythtv away from home.

Jesse F. Hughes jesse at phiwumbda.org
Sat Oct 11 02:00:47 UTC 2008

Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> writes:

> Dan Ritter wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 09:27:15PM -0400, Jesse F. Hughes wrote:
>>> I am running mythbackend on my desktop machine at home.  I'd like to
>>> be able to transfer the recordings to a portable hard drive so that I
>>> can use mythtv when I'm away from home.  To this end, I'd like to run
>>> mythbackend on a laptop that has no TV card at all.
>> Why? Why not just use the link feature of mythrenamei.pl to produce
>> useful human-readable filenames, then copy the files over to
>> your laptop, and then use the player of your choice to play
>> them?
> The same interface?  Too many files?  Want to keep metadata?

Right, though Dan has a point: that does seem to be the simplest way.

I guess I didn't know that most players can play .nuv files.

Still, if it's not too much work, I'd like to use the mythtv interface
for consistency's sake.

Jesse F. Hughes
"Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, "if it was so, it might be, and
if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic!"
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