Bring up Mythweb under Plutohome


MythTV has good GUI. Using it you can easily define any options, schedule recording or view already recorded files. But web interface is also might be useful. Mythweb offers you access to the MythTV options, schedule and recorded data via web. Just type following URL in your browser:


In my case I got error message:

Directory index forbidden by rule

It happened because package mythweb was installed but directory /var/www/mythweb was empty. I removed mythweb package (it was removed also pluto-mythtv-plugin)

apt-get remove mythweb

and installed it again together with pluto-mythtv-plugin

apt-get install mythweb pluto-mythtv-plugin

After rebooting the core I accessed to the MythTV web interface.

How to add Marantz SR5600 to the Plutohome system

The Marantz SR5600

Here is a brief how to which can help you to add the Marantz SR5600 Digital Surround Receiver into your Plutohome installation. The receiver has RS232 conector and offers two way communication. This means if you press a button on the SR5600 or its remote you’ll able to see its changed status on Pluto Orbuter.

The interface is built using GSD functionality (GSD – Generic Serial Device, uses embedded Ruby to implement commands and handle responses). Thanks to SR5600.

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