[mythtv-users] convoluted questiom

David Hampton mythtv at love2code.net
Mon Dec 27 15:55:25 UTC 2021

On Mon, 2021-12-27 at 09:04 -0600, Barry Martin wrote:
> I'm wondering if revising thinking "command line" to "remote control"
> would yield better results?  The pushing of a button on a remote
> control (LIRC) is essentially a command line.  You could still use a
> command line (^R = record, ^S = stop recording ==> MythTV Edit Keys)
> but may be easier to push the green button and red button
> respectively on a remote.  Fast Froward, rewind, pause, etc., can
> also be suported  A Hauppauge remote seems to be best supported,
> though can be done with any remote.

If you're writing software, you could also use the network control
interface on port 6546 of the frontend instead of an IR blaster/LIRC. 
The "key <x>" command will let you act like you're using a remote or a


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