[mythtv-users] Is there a good solution for accessing Youtube and other online videos with mvpmc?

Dave dave at davestechshop.net
Fri Dec 11 05:40:24 UTC 2009

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 12:16 AM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 12:04 AM, Dave <dave at davestechshop.net> wrote:
> > MythStream looks really interesting. Of course Boxee does too, but I am
> > running an mvpmc frontend, so I would have to do a drastic hardware
> change
> > to run Boxee. Thanks for the great suggestions. One (or maybe both) of
> these
> > is in my future :)
> If you want to stick with mvpmc, then you really don't have the option
> of any sort of flash player.  All of the video would need to be
> transcoded to mpeg2.

OK. So I'll have to start looking at frontend hardware. Maybe the Boxee Box
will come sooner rather than later.

> Some people use PlayOn (http://playon.tv) but it's commercial and
> requires a Windows box (or virtual host).

Yeah, that's not really for me. I'm not a big fan of Windows.
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