Remote Control for your Myth Box
JRemoteforMyth is a small Java application ge that will let you control your MythTV box directly from your desktop.
- Java 1.5 or later installed on the CLIENT host (that will be running JRemoteforMyth).
- Java WebStart either enabled in your browser, or available via the command line (if you have 'javaws' in your path, you have webstart installed)
- MythTV 0.19 or later
- You must have the Telnet client enabled on the box running MythFrontend - To enable the Telnet service, go to Settings->General-General.
JRemoteforMyth is a very small application, simply displaying a button pad for pushing 'keys' on the remote. Click on the image for a larger version.
Try it out!
JRemoteforMyth may be launched several ways. If your browser has JNLP enabled, simply click here:
If your browser does not launch this file correctly (for instance, just shows the XML in a screen), try launching via the command line:
As new versions become available, WebStart will automatically download the latest version when you start. Enjoy!
Submitted by shevett on Sun, 05/18/2008 - 02:35.