[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu 12.04 and sleep
michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Fri Sep 14 06:36:29 UTC 2012
On 14/09/2012 4:30 PM, Joseph Fry wrote:
> Thanks for your script... I used it as a reference when I used
> mine. My script is much simpler, and takes advantage of the
> fact that mythfrontend will disable xscreensaver during
> playback. It's not suitable for a combined BE/FE, but it
> meets my needs really well. I just have it start at boot in
> my session manager. The script is here:
> Thats nice and simple, but;
> If you do not have a visualizer running, mythmusic allows
> screensaver and DPMS to activate whilst playing music
> MythBrowser will allow the screensaver to activate whilst
> viewing web pages, and thus cause your script to shutdown machine
> My script checks if a recording/video is paused, and sets
> a bookmark before shutting down. (Or clears the bookmark if one
> is set, I havent as yet worked out how to check if there are any
> bookmarks set)
> Thanks for the feedback.
> I should check if music is playing... I'll have to figure that one out.
Myth Python bindings will do this for you.
> I'm not too concerned about mythbrowser, if the screensaver activates
> and you ignore it, your no longer looking at the page anyway.
I use it to stream some radio stations, hence my need to ignore
mythbrowser when checking for inactivity
> Because I am just suspending, the system wakes up right where you were
> in the video if you had it paused... no need to check it or set a
Neat, I had read that you need to restart the frontend on return from
suspend. Clearly not.
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