[mythtv] Playing a media directory randomly
danielk at cuymedia.net
Sat Mar 20 13:07:12 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2010-03-20 at 01:18 -0400, Kevin Peltola wrote:
> I absolutely love MythTV, and have used it for years. I would like to thank
> every developer for all of their work. After building a large media library,
> however, there was one feature it seemed to be lacking - to shuffle video files.
> Similar to how mythMusic randomly plays tracks, I thought we should be able to
> do this for TV show collections, or movies, music videos, as well.
> After googling it for a while, got bits and pieces of ideas but no real solution,
> finally got it perfected. It involves a rather simple customizable script, and
> I've integrated it into the media library menu. Where might I post the details?
This can already be accomplished by adding the "All Programs" group to
the playlist and selecting the random play playlist option.
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