[mythtv-users] Alternatives to MythMusic in 0.25, has anyone already found one?

George Galt george.galt at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 13:26:26 UTC 2012

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 6:22 AM, Christopher Kerr <mythtv at theseekerr.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 8:15 PM, Dan Gravell <dan.gravell at talk21.com> wrote:
>> >I think http://www.scorch.org/?p=211 is the same article - I use a
>> > similar setup, although I didn't bother with the LIRC integration. I used to
>> > have a menu in the frontend which used the SqueezeCenter (now Logitech Media
>> > Server) Telnet Interface to control playback, but now I just use iPeng on an
>> > iPhone.
>> Thanks Chris. It's worth noting that Squeezeplay has since moved on and
>> can now play audio itself, so in theory squeezeslave is now not required.
> I actually prefer to have Squeezeslave, it works well for my particular
> application.
> For my setup, I run TV and music audio separately - audio from Myth goes via
> HDMI to the TV, then from the TV to the amplifier, while music goes straight
> to the amp via an analogue RCA cable.
> This works for me because I never want to hear music from the TV speakers,
> nor do I ever want to listen to music and television simultaneously.
> As a side effect of the above, it doesn't make sense to have to start a
> program on the "TV" to listen to music, so having the Squeezeslave daemon
> run silently in the background works well.
> - Chris
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For those interested, I pushed an experimental version of a myth
plugin frontend for the squeezeslave client last night to github
(https://github.com/ggalt/mythsqueeze).  I had posted a separate note
with a brief youtube video so you can see what it looks like.  This is
experimental, so not for the faint of heart.


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