[mythtv-users] Start MythVideo without user interaction

Joe Ripley vitaminjoe at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 05:38:09 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 6:50 PM, Peter A <loony at loonybin.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running MythTV 0.22 with a modified mainmenu.xml that has only one button
> to start MythVideo... I don't need any other functionality on this particular
> frontend and want to make it as easy to use as possible.
> What I'm looking for is a way to have MythVideo started automatically, even
> without that one additional click. Anyone have any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Peter.

You can use a symlink to accomplish this:

$ ln -s /usr/bin/mythfrontend mythvideo
$ ./mythvideo

This will start the MythVideo plugin directly from the command line.

Joe Ripley
vitaminjoe at gmail.com

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