[mythtv-users] any way to use mythnetvision without a mouse?

Wayne Thomas waynethomas69 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 12:53:27 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Ronald Frazier <ron at ronfrazier.net> wrote:
> I just recently upgraded to 0.24. I wanted to try out the
> mythnetvision plugin, but I can't seem to get the video to start
> playing. From the wiki and a search on the forums, it appears you need
> to have a mouse hooked up in order to use it, but I haven't seen that
> said explicitly. I don't actually have a mouse hooked up to this
> computer...just a remote. I can use the 2 4 6 8 buttons to move the
> mouse around the page, but clicking (5) doesn't seem to work, nor
> anything else I've tried. Any tricks to getting this working, or am I
> just SOL on this one? If that's the case, are there any plans to work
> around this eventually, or is that just impossible with flash?
> --
> Ron Frazier
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I found the same problem with mythbrowser in 0.22 and worked around it
by using xdotool and irexec (xdotool click 1) linked to key 5 of the

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