[mythtv-users] Can this be done, if yes, HOW ?

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Thu Oct 30 19:53:17 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 2:31 AM, belcampo <belcampo at zonnet.nl> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Running remote mythfrontend via ssh with forwarding X works nice for
> scheduling, system-info etc. What can't be done is 'playing' the
> videos/music directly, you need mythweb/mythstream or a local installed
> mythfrontend on your linux/osx/m$ installation to do that.
> If you would have the option to redirect from
> 'normal-remote-internal-player' to local-internal-player one would have
> almost have everything except commercial-skipping, lossles transcoding
> could solve that.
One quick problem I can see with this is that running anything with X
forwarding is simply "tricking" the remote system.  X forwarding makes the
remote app think it's displaying locally... it doesn't know about the SSH
initiation point at all.
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