[mythtv-users] Web / catchup tv, iview XBMC?

Matt Boyd mattslists at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 00:37:58 UTC 2012


On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 7:24 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 6:28 PM, Matt Boyd <mattslists at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi people,
>> I'm a longtime mythtv user with a combined backend/frontend connected
>> to my TV in the lounge.
>> About a year ago I bought and appletv2 and I've been using that
>> (jailbroken with XBMC installed) to access most of the media on my
>> mythbox from a 2nd tv.
>> One of the things that I find really handy with XBMC are the plugins
>> that let me watch various catch up tv services (ABC iview in
>> Australia, etc). I'd like to get those on the combined
>> backend/frontend. Has anyone set up a simple way to switch between
>> XBMC and myth
>
>
> copy library.xml from /usr/share/mythtv/themes/defaultmenu/library.xml to
> ~/.mythtv
>
> add a stanza to the ~/.mythtv/library.xml file as follows with your editor:
>
>  <button>
>                 <type>XBMC</type>
>                 <text>XBMC</text>
>                 <description>Launch XBMC</description>
>                 <action>EXEC /usr/bin/xbmc</action>
>         </button>
>
>
> Simply use the myth menuing system to go to XBMC. Exit XBMC and you are back
> to myth.

Thanks Nick, worked well.








>
>>
>> (using a remote, there's no keyboard on this machine) or
>> access XBMC plugins or the catchup TV via myth?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Matt
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