[mythtv] BrowserBased setup

Andre mythtv-dev at dinkum.org.uk
Wed Nov 24 14:04:55 UTC 2010


On 24 Nov 2010, at 12:57, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:

> On 24/11/10 11:54, Andre wrote:
> 
>> Glad to hear it, I understood the whole point of making the backend configuration from web pages was simplicity and to get away from the dependency on QT. I don't see the benefit of replacing "requires QT" with "requires Flash" or "requires Silverlight", ok the "requires" is on a client not the server but still...
> 
> Dependency on X actually. Many of us run headless backends which never
> have X installed on them.

Or would do if mythtv-setup allows, never seems to run properly over a remote X session & vnc is such a messy bodge.


> 
>> 
>> Lets hope the devs keep to a simple approach so we can have a backend server without any gui requirements that can be configured from just about any browser.
>> 
> 
> That is the 1 sentence summary of what we are trying to achieve.

Happy to hear that.

Andre


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