[mythtv-users] Hardware Wishlist: kitchen frontend
mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu
Wed Jun 16 13:15:31 UTC 2010
On 6/15/10 11:05 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 2:22 PM, Christopher Kerr<mythtv at theseekerr.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Anthony Giggins
>> <seven at seven.dorksville.net> wrote:
>>> I was under the impression there was no mouse/touchscreen support in
>>> mythtv, someone please correct me if I'm wrong.
>> There is mouse support - the cursor is hidden, but it does work.
>> The trouble is, there's no "back" button in most menus and screens. I
>> believe there was talk of adding gesture support, but I don't know
>> what became of that.
>> A couple of hardware buttons (Escape, Play/pause, skip forward, faster
>> forward, rewind) would take care of pretty much everything a
>> touchscreen can't do, though, unless I'm forgetting something.
> A numpad (is that what they are called, the mini keyboards that just
> have the number etc keys usually found on the right of a full sized
> keyboard) could be pressed into use. Some stickers over the keys and
> remap then how you like.
Another route would be to use lcdproc's support for external displays
that include buttons.
For that matter, MythTV also supports joysticks. They are a lot easier
to hack than keyboards.
Dan Wilga "Ook."
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