View Full Version : Control Tivo from command Prompt
03-16-2003, 01:21 AM
I am sure it is possible but I just dont know how. Could some tell me how to control my tivo from either a telnet or ftp session. I can not use the web interface to control it.
03-16-2003, 01:36 AM
you can use sendkey from a telnet or bash prompt to send remote signals
03-16-2003, 08:24 AM
I tried but I keep getting an error. Can you tell me how to use it from a command prompt?
e.g. to send a 30-second skip hack
SendKey livetv t t t s s s play s
SendKey 3 0 s livetv
The t is an abrevaition for the TiVo key, the s is for Select. You can use the whole name if you like. The keys are listed in /tvbin/tcl/tv/sendkey.tcl
Of course you need the SendKey script too.
03-16-2003, 03:56 PM
The problem you'll find with sendkey is that the Tivo often times won't keep up, so some of the commands may get missed.
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