[mythtv-users] MythTV Sidebar App

Mike Dent mcdent at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 13:11:57 UTC 2009

2009/12/20 Robert Longbottom <RobertCL at iname.com>:
> On 20/12/2009 11:25, Mike Dent wrote:
>> 2009/12/18 Mitch Gore<mitchell.gore at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi,
>>> Now that I have Windows 7 on my PC i wanted to try the MythTV sidbar app:
>>> http://mythtvsidebargadget.codeplex.com
>>> It needs to connect to the backend on 6544.  So this works from the web
>>> is
>>> it ok to open that port to the internet?
>> Did you get this working BTW? I just tried it on Windows 7 and it
>> seems to connect but does not show any data in the sidebar?
>> M
> Odd, it works for me on Windows 7.
> Do you see anything at all?  Like encoder status, etc. or is it just
> completely blank?
> What have you put in the settings for mythtv status url?
> Robert. (gadget author)

Thanks for your reply Robert.
I can access my myth status from the same PC with in a web browser.
I put the following line in your plugin status
I then see



but nothing after the titles.

I'm running Windows 7 x64 if it makes a difference, and Mythtv 0.22


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