[mythtv-users] Controlling myth from the deck
yan at seiner.com
Mon May 5 23:15:48 UTC 2008
I have some speakers and wifi on the deck. During the summer, I run
mythmusic on a frontend in the house, and pipe the music outside.
Controlling it is a challenge though. Last summer I used a laptop, which
sucked. You can't see a laptop screen in bright sunlight and running into
the house to change the volume or skip a track sucks.
Sunlight visible LCDs are way too expensive and completely unrealistic for
this, so I'm looking for something really basic; an old reflective laptop
would be ideal if I could figure out a way to hook wifi up to it....
Is anyone doing this? If so, how?
Windows is like a canary in a coal mine, it's the first thing to die on
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