[mythtv-users] DLNA server?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 03:16:55 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Roger Searle <roger.searle at gmail.com> wrote:
> 19/10/11 11:15, Julius Roberts wrote:
> On 19 October 2011 08:21, Gavin Hurlbut <gjhurlbu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Or such lovely things as... commercial skipping, playback at
> accelerated speed, etc. :)
> or watch-lists, or seeking, or recording groups or metadata display,
> fan art.. the list goes on and on.  imho you do need a FE to really
> enjoy what my has to offer.
> Is it obvious I'm new to front ends and the numerous possibilities of
> MythTV?  I would now like to modify my earlier comment to say that I will
> enjoy being able to use the rather limited capability of the TV to access
> the BE via DLNA until such time as I build a Front End :)
> My very brief play with it this morning did reveal that I can do various
> skips forward (short and longer) though it was far from obvious (as in, had
> to guess) which buttons on the TV remote should be pressed.  Not nearly as
> fun as mythmote on my phone, and yet another reason for a FE.

My LG does DLNA to the backend, but plays back recorded TV with the
wrong aspect ratio. Skipping etc is hit and miss.

I have also played with plex, which has some tie up with LG and works
quite well, but the whole interface is quite clunky.

Frankly I prefer a frontend and/or xbmc.

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