[mythtv-users] New MythTV interface announced!!

Gary Dawes gary.dawes at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 18:47:15 UTC 2009

2009/6/28 Richard Morton <richard.e.morton at gmail.com>

> We have just announced a project to build a complimentary frontend
> interface for MythTV.
> Summary project information can be found at
> www.mythtv.org/wiki/mythtouchmote.
> The idea is for MythTV to fully support the use of Touchscreen devices as
> the primary interface to MythTV; going way beyond what is available
> currently with programs which simply send keystroke commands to the standard
> front-end telnet interface.
> Devices in mind include Nokia-N800-series (they are cheap on eBay),
> iPhones, Android phones, UMPCs, tablets and the like.
> Comments on the specification are welcome. People interested in this
> solution who are willing to contribute to the bounty and developers, or
> development teams, interested in working on bringing the interface into
> reality.
> www.mythtv.org/wiki/mythtouchmote

You can actually run the frontend natively on the N800. See this thread

http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=18270&highlight=mythfrontend for

I did experience issues with it corrupting the display, necessiating a


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