X11out-plugin

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Description

Screenshot

The X11out plugin is a proof-of-concept study to display the output of X11 via VDR on the TV.

Hardware requirements

Software requirements

  • XvFB (virtual X frame buffer - part of X11)
  • FFMPEG
  • Netpbm

Installation

FFMPEG

cd $SOURCEDIR
tar xvzf ffmpeg-<VERSION>.tar.gz
cd ffmpeg-<VERSION>
./configure --prefix=/usr/local \
            --enable-shared
make
make install
ldconfig

Netpbm

cd $SOURCEDIR
tar xvzf netpbm-<VERSION>.tgz
cd netpbm-<VERSION>
./configure
make
make package
# install prefix (/usr/local/netpbm) ==> /usr/local
                                         ^^^^^^^^^^
./installnetpbm

See plugin installation

Problems

  • This plugin is only a proof-of-concept

Links

[1] http://www.js-home.org/vdr/x11out Plugin homepage
[2] http://ffmpeg.sourceforge.net FFMPEG homepage
[3] http://netpbm.sourceforge.net Netpbm homepage