[mythtv-users] Introducing TapeWorm, a parasitic MythTV front end for Windows
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Apr 2 15:52:37 UTC 2006
On 4/2/06, ffrr <ffrr at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> David Woods wrote:
> > Greetings.
> > I have created TapeWorm, a parasitic MythTV front end for Windows. At
> > the moment, all it does is allow you to share shows recorded by
> > Linux-based MythTV on networked Windows computers. Like any good
> > parasite, I expect TapeWorm will grow with time.
> > TapeWorm has two advantages over WinMyth. First, it requires
> > significantly less network resources to do its job that WinMyth does.
> > Second, it works on my (admittedly pathetic) network, while WinMyth
> > just can't display MythTV video in a smooth stream for me, even under
> > ideal conditions (which are extremely rare in my house.)
> > TapeWorm 1.0, Beta 1 is now available at
> > http://david.spurgeonwoods.com/tapeworm. I would greatly appreciate
> > feedback from the members of this list about TapeWorm, about the
> > configuration instructions (as I am not yet fluent in Linux,) about
> > whether you find TapeWorm to be a worthwhile development effort, and
> > about what the most important future development priorities might be.
> > Thanks,
> > David
> > P.S. If you want to know why I refer to it as a "parasitic" program,
> > see the TapeWorm web site!
> I could use a version of this program for Linux. I commonly watch shows
> from my linux desktop machine, but having NFS drives attached from my
> mythtv box, and using the 'pretty' symlinks to choose a show to play
> (via a filemanager).
Why don't you just install MythTV on your Linux machine?
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