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

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Oct 30 21:42:11 UTC 2008

On Oct 30, 2008, at 2:34 PM, belcampo wrote:

> What I would like is the following:
> ssh ip.of.mythbackend mythfrontend ;select video I'm interested in
> local mplayer 'the-selected-file'
> after exit
> ssh ip.of.mythbackend mythfrontend ;again
> quit mythfrontend
> back in my host system.
> The only thing needed on the frontend is ssh mplayer/xine and X
> This way every X capable system (OSX, M$ with Xming and linux of  
> course,
> and maybe PopCornHour et all with added X) would be able to use this.

So you just want to be able to browse the files on the remote system?  
You can use SMB or NFS along with mythrename.pl --link to get a list  
of files named in the format of your choice. Then just point your  
player to the program you want.


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