[mythtv-users] Announcing a MythTV Indicator for Ubuntu Unity panels
Douglas_Peale at comcast.net
Wed Mar 7 02:51:58 UTC 2012
On 03/06/2012 12:45 PM, Doug Vaughan wrote:
> Announcing a MythTV Unity panel indicator for Ubuntu 11.04 and higher
> This indicator displays the status of Scheduled and Recording
> programs. A program's meta data including artwork can be displayed in a
> pop-up window.
> - Supports MythTV versions 0.24 and 0.25
> - Auto configuration attempts to detect your MythTV backend version and
> configures the indicator accordingly
> - Unity panel icons reflect MythTV's current state:
> - Recording with a HH:MM counting down until the recording ends
> - Idle (Nothing is being recorded)
> - The MythTV backend is unavailable
> - Four alternate sizes for the meta data details pop-up
> - Three different theme sizes all include artwork (when available)
> - A theme that displays program meta data without artwork
> - Notifications
> - When a recording starts or stops
> - When the MythTV backend is started or stopped
> - Preferences GUI pop-up allows users to change the indicator's default
> - With MythTV v0.25 installed, no other components of MythTV need be
> present on your client machine as the Service API's provide all required
> access to your backend server
> - A Launchpad PPA is available for easy installation/removal and updates
> through Update Manager. The PPA includes both 32 and 64bit debs for
> Ubuntu 11.04 and higher
> - An option to include MiroBridge downloaded videos with notifications
> and metadata details pop-up
> For full details including screen images see the MythTV indicator wiki at:
> I understand that many users passionately do not like the Ubuntu Unity
> desktop. Please refrain from cluttering this thread with those views.
> The use of this indicator is entirely optional.
> As an alternative Douglas Pealehas has developed a Gnome2 panel applet
> see: http://www.mythtv.org/Mythstatus.py
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mythstatus.py was broken by the removal of the python-gnomeapplet in ubuntu 11.10
I have not figured out how to fix this yet.
The correct link to this is:
but since it currently does not work, it won't do you much good.
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