[mythtv-users] Current time of day?
myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Dec 20 18:26:10 EST 2005
On Dec 20, 2005, at 1:39 PM, Al Mcintosh wrote:
>> You could make a small shell script that calls mythtvosd to
>> display the current time and map the script to a button on your
>> mythtvosd --template=alert --alert_text=$(date)
> This was my first impulse but thought I would check before
> reinventing the wheel. :)
> I don't want to exit the show I am watching just to see the time.
> It would be nice to see it in the OSD info.
For a more realistic clock on your video capture machine, use this:
for ( my $i = 0; 1; $i++ )
`mythtvosd --template=alert --alert_text="12:00"`;
`mythtvosd --template=alert --alert_text=""`;
Sorry... couldn't resist.
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