[mythtv-users] Starting Myth TV without desktop environment (ie KDE)

Lance Tost ltost at pobox.com
Wed Jan 14 11:54:20 EST 2004

On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, K Chaloupka wrote:
> I'm tring to boot up directly into MythTV without using KDE. I've
> created a xinitRC file that starts the backend server and lircevent and
> then calls mythtv. I execute this from runlevel 3 using startx (RH 9.0).
> That works fine. How can I get the box to autologin as the mythtv user
> and call startx? I've tried modifying the grub inittab file without any
> success.

I use gdm to log my myth user in automatically.  See if you have 
/etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.  Look for the [daemon] section:
# Automatic login, if true the first local screen will automatically 
# in as user as set with AutomaticLogin key.

Lance Tost <ltost at pobox.com>

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