MythTV and “Cypress” remote control that emulates a keyboard

Posted on May 2, 2016 by Adam under MythTV, Ubuntu

Some time ago I bought a new home theatre PC case for my mythtv box, and it came with an in-built IR remote control. I didn’t use it at first, preferring to use a pulse-eight CEC adapter with my normal TV remote, but when that stopped working the other day I thought I would see […]

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MythTV Tips: Auto Restart Script

Posted on February 25, 2012 by Adam under MythTV, Ubuntu

MythTV has got a lot more stable in recent releases, but I have found that there is still occasional crashes, with MythMusic being the main offender. I have found that if you pause a song as it is just about to end, it invariably hangs and needs to be restarted. To do this I use […]

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MythTV Tips: Universal Volume Control

Posted on by Adam under MythTV, Ubuntu

I have done a fair bit of tinkering with my MythTV box over the last year or two, and I thought I would share a couple of handy tips with the world. One of the things I always found annoying about MythTV was the fact that I could not alter the volume unless I was […]

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iPlayer in MythTV (the Easy Way)

Posted on December 1, 2008 by Adam under MythTV

I use MythTV as a media centre in my lounge, not to record TV, but purely for browsing and playing my collection of mp3s, and occasionally playing downloaded video clips. It also allows me to read rss feeds and their linked web pages using a remote from the comfort of my sofa. One of the […]

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