[mythtv-users] Hulu Integration?

Jonno jonnojohnson at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 15:52:10 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 9:47 AM, Nick F <nikos.f at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:59 PM, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com>
> wrote:
>> > I leave the frontend running and I added an item to the main menu to
>> > launch boxee. Select it and use boxee normally with my remote and exit
>> > when I'm done - then I'm back in the frontend. Even my 11 year old can
>> > do it. :)
>> By the way, I figured out how to do that by going here:
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Menu_theme_development_guide
>> So I added this to mainmenu.xml:
>>    <button>
>>       <type>TV_WATCH_RECORDINGS</type>
>>       <text>Launch Boxee</text>
>>       <action>EXEC /opt/boxee/run-boxee-desktop</action>
>>    </button>
> Wow - thanks.  That was easy!
> And - without me doing anything special to set it up - boxee understood my
> Microsoft MCE remote and happily worked with it, and exit took me straight
> back to Myth.  Boxee is really slick - love that user interface, and now
> being embedded into myth and working with the remote - it's almost like it's
> part of the same package!

Yep I was also very impressed with how easy the setup was. Of course
there is a lot less flexibility in the configuration of Boxee at least
from the GUI but startup speed was certainly impressive.

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