Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of WikiStart


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    22[[Image(mythtv.png,align=center,50%)]] 
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    4 = Introduction = 
     4== Introduction == 
    55The MythTV media plugin is a [http://wiki.micasaverde.com/index.php/Luup_Plugins Luup component] that permits the Remote Control of MythTV Frontends (version 0.25 or later). 
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    7 = How does it work = 
     7== How does it work == 
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    99This Plug-in is able to control a MythTV Frontend using the [http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Services_API MythTV services API].  
     
    2222* The IP address *must* also include the port number. The default MythTV Frontend services API port is 6547. 
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    24 = Installation = 
     24== Installation == 
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    2526 1. Download the following files from source control: 
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    3334   [http://code.mios.com/trac/mios_mythtv/export/3/json.lua json.lua] 
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     36 2. Goto ''Apps'' --> ''Develop Apps'' --> ''Luup files'' 
     37 3. Upload the files you downloaded at step 1. 
     38 4. Uncheck the checkbox "''[] Restart Luup after upload''" if it's checked and click '''(Go)''' 
     39 5. If successful, you'll see the files listed in the file list (using the exact names listed above). 
     40 6. Navigate to ''Create device''. 
     41 7. Type "`D_MythTVFrontend1.xml`" in the ''UPnP Device Filename'' field, type in a name of your choice in the ''Description'' field, enter in the ip address (with port number) in the ''Ip Address'' field, and then then click '''(Create device)''' 
     42 8. Reload Luup and refresh the UI to get the device to be displayed correctly. 
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    36     
    37  1. Goto ''Devices'' --> ''Luup plugins'' --> ''Luup files'' 
    38  1. Click the '''(Browse)''' buttons on the right, and enter the 4 filenames referenced at the end of the URL above. 
    39  1. Select the checkbox "''[x] Restart Luup after upload''" and click '''(Go)''' 
    40  1. ... wait whilst it uploads and restarts the Lua engine ... 
    41  1. If successful, you'll see the files listed in the System (using the exact names listed above). 
    42  1. Navigate to ''Devices'', scroll to the bottom at the ''Add device'' form. 
    43  1. Type "`D_MythTVFrontend1.xml`", and click '''(Add Device)''', type in a name of your choice against the device, enter in the ip address (with port number), and then then click '''(Save)''' 
    44  1. You may need to reload luup again to get the device to be displayed. 
     44'''NOTE''': If you installed the plugin from the MiOS Marketplace skip the above steps. You only have to set the IP address and port in the device's control panel, in the ''Advanced'' tab, in the ''ip'' field, then Save. 
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    4646If everything works correctly, then the current media information will be displayed. 
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    48 Once the device is responding properly, polling can be disabled or the frequency adjusted from the advanced properties tab. The default polling frequency is every 60 seconds.  
     48Once the device is responding properly, polling can be disabled or the frequency adjusted from the ''Advanced'' tab. The default polling frequency is every 60 seconds. 
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    50 = Testing = 
     50== Testing == 
    5151This Device is exposed through MiOS Control Points that expose the Media Control interfaces (like [http://squareconnect.com SQ Remote]). 
    5252You can then Assign these Actions to the Buttons of the Control Point. 
     
    5656The commands will perform different functions depending on how your mythtv instance is configured. Browse to {{{http://<mythfronend ip address>:6547/Frontend/GetActionList}}} to get a list of your supported actions and what they do. 
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    58 = Errors = 
     58== Errors == 
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    60 = Releases = 
     60== Releases == 
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    62 = Discussion = 
     62== Discussion == 
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    64 = References = 
     64== References == 
    6565 *  [http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Services_API Services API]