[mythtv-users] Please recommend hardware for caller id via MythTV
e_karlin at yahoo.com
Tue May 15 14:18:53 UTC 2007
On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 08:05:11AM -0400, David Frascone wrote:
> Michael Rice wrote:
> > On 5/14/07, Jim Shank <jim.shank at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> This is great stuff. Thanks. I setup MythNotify but I spend quite a bit of
> >> time in xine and in the menu's. I was looking for an unconditional caller-id
> >> program like this. Only one thing, how can you run it all on your mythtv box
> >> instead of involving your Windows Box in the mess?
> I was lucky enough to get my hands on a TuxScreen
> (http://www.tuxscreen.net/). I then wrote a caller id program that
> connects to the tuxscreen, gets the callerid, looks up the number in our
> house's ldap addressbook, and substitutes *our* name for the caller's
> name. Finally, it logs the call, and sends out a NCID request to any
> connected clients.
> Then, I wrote a quick perl NCID client for the myth frontend.
> I need to clean up all the scripts a bit -- let me know if you want
> them, and I'll provide them.
I have an audrey in a box that I used to use for caller ID. I'd be
interested in your script and seeing if I can adapt it to run on the
> My only complaint is that the callerid is usually truncated . . . as are
> a lot of the menus . . I need to play with font settings ;)
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