Linux Multimedia System

Lucas Raab dotpyFE at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 21:54:39 CET 2005


Marek Franke wrote:
> Hi there,
> 
> we have started with some people from our LUG (Linux User Group) a 'little'
> project, called LMMS (Linux Multimedia System). When it's 'finished' it
> shall be a window-manager for use on TV and handle with joysticks/gamepads. 
> 
> As the name says, it is for multimedia-applications, like listening to
> music, watching videos and maybe playing some games. The idea is to create
> a gui for application like mplayer, ogg123, mpg123, cdrecord etc.
> 
> For now there are some widgets for displaying images, labels and some
> messages. Actually there is a working LMMS with a little menu, an
> image-viewer and a CD-player. Supperted joysticks/gamepads are Gravis
> Gamepad Pro, Nintendo's SNES Pads, Microsoft's X-Box pad and keyboard.
> 
> The whole project is written in python/pygame and can be found here:
> http://home.arcor.de/mfranke78/
> There is a little mailinglist too (German & Yahoo):
> http://de.groups.yahoo.com/group/dulugprojekt/
> 
> Remember that the whole project is very basic for now! But it seems to work.
> 
> Greets, Marek
> 
Just wondering how you're supporting the Xbox controller. I bought a 
cable and driver a few months back to hook up to my computer. Are you 
using a Python alternative??

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