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Brian
August 30th, 2008, 12:04 AM
I see the option "enable web interface" port 8888.

http://boxeehost:8888 responds with "Document Error" cannot open URL.

This is definitely a response from the boxee web server.




-Brian

vulkan
August 30th, 2008, 04:19 AM
the web server functionality in boxee is still "under construction" :)

Gamester17
August 30th, 2008, 05:56 AM
@vulkan, the default port is for a webserver is usually 8080, (not 8888), please consider it :rolleyes:

vulkan
August 30th, 2008, 08:19 AM
actually we changed to 8888 due to the defaults. we do not want it to colide with any existing web server or proxy. 8080 is very frequently used by applications.

Gamester17
August 30th, 2008, 08:27 AM
ah, there is maybe where XBMC and Boxee differ? XBMC is designed to run as the only application on the box, (as a stand-alone box dedicated for only for XBMC), thus there should be no conflicts as XBMC should be the only software on that box. Boxee on the other hand is maybe designed to run as a desktop application and work along side other software on the same computer?

vulkan
August 30th, 2008, 08:31 AM
well - that was relevant on the xbox, i agree.
but with all the current variants - xbmc and boxee are used very frequently as yet-another-application on a non-standalone machine.

Brian
August 30th, 2008, 12:19 PM
Under construction huh? Well the "document error" makes sense now! :)

My boxee box is actually anHTPC. It is the one and only app running. I'll switch it to port 80 when the web interface is available.


-Brian

vulkan
August 30th, 2008, 02:12 PM
just note that for port 80 you'll need to run as root...

emotional_friend
May 31st, 2009, 02:51 AM
the web server functionality in boxee is still "under construction" :)

Is it still under construction or should it work on the Ubuntu version now? I'm getting the following:

Access Error: Site or Page Not Found

Cannot open URL

Emotional Friend

marcel
May 31st, 2009, 03:45 AM
have you tried this url http://localhost:8800/default.asp

emotional_friend
May 31st, 2009, 10:17 PM
have you tried this url http://localhost:8800/default.asp



When I access this URL: http://192.168.0.169:8800/default.asp

I get this error message:

Access Error: Site or Page Not Found

Cannot open URL

Web interface is enabled within Boxee.

Emotional Friend

clmbngbkng
June 1st, 2009, 06:52 AM
That's what I've gotten too. I guess we can hope for the update this month!

emotional_friend
June 11th, 2009, 10:20 PM
That's what I've gotten too. I guess we can hope for the update this month!

I sure hope so. I have to use my iPhone as a remote and the app always crashes whenever my phone is put to sleep. A web interface would let me control Boxee from my laptop with ease. VNC doesn't work because it takes too much processor to update during video viewing.

Emotional Friend

Attrezzo
June 12th, 2009, 05:47 PM
When I access this URL: http://192.168.0.169:8800/default.asp

I get this error message:

Access Error: Site or Page Not Found

Cannot open URL

Web interface is enabled within Boxee.

Emotional Friend

I get this too

czarphanguye
July 18th, 2009, 09:01 PM
I get this too

Same problem too. Ubuntu Lunix

http://localhost:8800/default.asp
Access Error: Site or Page Not Found

Cannot open URL

emotional_friend
August 4th, 2009, 11:17 PM
I'm getting this error in the current Ubuntu version as well. Just wanted to put this FYI in here so people won't think their own install is broken.

http://192.168.0.169:8800/

emotional friend

czar
August 5th, 2009, 06:41 AM
I'm getting this error in the current Ubuntu version as well. Just wanted to put this FYI in here so people won't think their own install is broken.

http://192.168.0.169:8800/

emotional friend

I did find a fix for this issue... looks like the ubuntu version of Boxee doesn't include any web remote. See /opt/boxee/web, it's empty.

So, I grabbed an old remote from the forums and put that into /opt/boxee/web... problem solved.

quotaholic
August 5th, 2009, 10:41 AM
czar, can you post a link or a file and possibly a small how to?

The reason I want to see the web interface work is because I have the perfect touch screen controller already lined up.

http://www.ruggedpcreview.com/images/webdt_360_with_msr.jpg

I operate a forum that is focused on providing community support the DT Research Webdt line of products. These are in surplus status on ebay and are essentially an 8.4 inch touchscreen 486 computer. Think home automation controller. Search WebDT. I got mine for less than 2 bills. 366 is the model you want if you want to run linux on it.

The XBMC interface works well. I hope to post a pic later today. It allows for selection of media and browsing of library. Have to say is pretty snappy when used as control for playback.

That being said the Boxee interface is ideal for this application. czar if you would be so nice as to post how you got your web interface to work I will offer to help out anyone interested in getting a webdt set up as your Boxee controller down to supplying the bare bones linux image that fits on the webdt's 500 meg nand flash hard drive. There were 3000 left in surplus last I spoke with the distributor.

Special deals exist for the Boxee team members that solves the digital spdif audio problem as well as an autologin so we dont have to keep a keyboard handy. PM me for details. :-)

emotional_friend
August 7th, 2009, 02:22 AM
Ok. I found a solution here. Works great on my laptop and I think it's intended to work on the iPhone.

Go to this page (http://code.google.com/p/boxee-web-remote/) and visit the download tab.

Download the .04 release and place it in your /opt/boxee directory. If you unzip it right there, it will create a subdirectory titled 'web' and within that directory will be all the scripts to control boxee. I'm not sure what the default permissions are on those files, but just to be safe, I opened up perms to all--

chmod -R 777 web/*

No need to do anything to Boxee afterwards. Just fire up a browser on a seperate computer and type this URL --

http://192.168.0.169:8800/default.asp

(of course, that's dependent on the IP of your boxee system)

Through my own testing, it seems to work well.

Emotional Friend

quotaholic
August 8th, 2009, 11:39 AM
much appreciated emotional_friend! On the road for the weekend. Hope to try this our early to mid next week.

waltermoore
August 8th, 2009, 12:53 PM
Special deals exist for the Boxee team members that solves the digital spdif audio problem as well as an autologin so we dont have to keep a keyboard handy. PM me for details. :-)

Check out this thread I just updated - How To: Boxee session for GDM with Boxee autologin (http://forum.boxee.tv/showthread.php?t=10492)

-Walter

quotaholic
August 9th, 2009, 08:58 AM
waltermoore, You rock! I am trying to slip in "keyboard and mouse" in to that old kids song "...no more teachers dirty looks" often sung a the end of school.