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by MontyPithon
Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device
Replies: 48
Views: 31718

Re: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device

Ok, works like a charm now. The mistake was really stupid but I got it to work now by tinkering with some permissions. Thanks for the great help.
by MontyPithon
Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:37 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device
Replies: 48
Views: 31718

Re: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device

Again the script works fine and if I start it from console the web interface can control the player. I can see that shell_exec('sh /PATHTOSCRIP/SCRIP.sh') does something, the screen blinks briefly but then nothing happens. I am using lighttdp as a webserver, might that be the reason? I really apprec...
by MontyPithon
Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device
Replies: 48
Views: 31718

Re: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device

That's what I tried as well but it doesn't seem to work either. The script itself work perfectly fine and I have tried different scripts already including the one you posted a little above.
by MontyPithon
Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device
Replies: 48
Views: 31718

Re: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device

Well how do you get it to start then? I have never done CSS/PHP/HTML/Python/Bash more than to apply small adjustments to existing code in a try and error kind of way (hence this exercise, I thought it was about time I learned). I think I am doing quite alright so far since controlling a running omx ...
by MontyPithon
Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device
Replies: 48
Views: 31718

Re: omxplayer web remote controls for any web enabled device

Hi, I am currently working on a similar project (more as an exercise really) and I am running into trouble when starting omx via my web interface. I am controlling it via FIFO and this works quite nicely. When I start omx from a terminal or ssh with or without X I can send controls from the interfac...

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