[mythtv-users] Plex integration.
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Tue Mar 16 04:48:40 UTC 2021
On 3/15/21 4:08 PM, Phill Edwards wrote:
> Has anyone wrote a script that will automatically create a link in the
> recordings folder (or any other folder for that matter) in such that
> it will be recognised with Plex?
> There is, or at least used to be, a script called mythlink that was
> designed for this type of thing. Not certain if it provides the format
> Plex wants, but it was quite customisable so I would have thought it
> would work.
Mythlink works well for this and can also be added as a Post Processing
job (user job) to automatically add links after a recording has
completed. The only recordings I don't get links for are sports games.
I also run a nightly mythlink cron job at 2am to catch any recording
that was deleted.
This works well for being able to watch recordings using a native tv app
since most tvs from the past several years have a Plex app available.
It's also a convenient way to be able to stream recordings while
traveling. Assuming, of course, that you have a Plex server for other
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