[mythtv-users] No more hulu for Boxee

Allen Edwards allen.p.edwards at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 23:48:56 UTC 2009

On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 3:06 PM, <backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org> wrote:

> Allen wrote:
> > Hulu on Firefox on a button on Myth is a reality right now.
> >
> > <button>
> > <type>TV_WATCH_TV</type>
> > <text>Hulu</text>
> > <action>EXEC xset -dpms ; DISPLAY=":0.1" /usr/bin/firefox "
> http://www.hulu.com" </action>
> > </button>
> >
> > You just need a remote mouse to control it.
> That was what I was planning on doing except I wanted it to run full
> screen (I know, height of laziness, can't even get up to push F11).
> I did a search and apparently there isn't a firefox CL argument for full
> screen.
> There's a this extension called autohide
> (http://www.krickelkrackel.de/autohide/autohidehelp.htm) that adds a
> -fullscreen CLI option, but it does other things that I don't want
> happening all the time when it is installed.  Next step is to look into
> setting up a different Firefox profile (however you do that), and then
> launch FF with the -no-remote -P "<profilename>" option and see how it
> works.
> Time is at a premium for me, so if someone gets to this before me and it
> works, let me know.
> Also, someone is bound to have .lircrc file stanzas somewhere for
> firefox so you can use a remote.  A quick google came up empty though.
> Jon S.
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As far as I can tell firefox is running full screen.  I do have to hit the
full screen button in the player once the show starts or I get the show in a
box inside of the full screen firefox.

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