[mythtv-users] Starting Myth TV without desktop environment (ie
KDE) using WindowMaker instead.
andy at hybridized.org
Wed Jan 14 18:34:24 EST 2004
>>On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Andy Grundman wrote:
>>>Here's what I do. This might work better if you don't feel like
>>>installing Gnome to get gdm.
>>>At the bottom of your startup file (I use Gentoo so it's
>>>while 1; do su - mythtv -l -c '/usr/X11R6/bin/startx -- -dpi 100';
>>I tried this (on Fedora Core 1) because I liked the idea of eliminating
>>the overhead of gdm... however, I kept running into console permission
>>problems because of the non-root user starting startx. I read the stuff
>>about making changes in /etc/security/console.perms but I never actually
>>got it to work.
>>Lance Tost <ltost at pobox.com>
> Jim Chandler wrote:
> Here a first cut of what I did under RedHat 9. Jason's going to post
> to the instructions at some point. If you use them, please provide
> login in about 2 sec as opposed to about 15-20 for KDE.
OK my script doesn't work. It starts X but shows the xdm login screen
instead of auto-logging in as the mythtv user. Jim, I like your
windowmamker solution and it's working for me, but it still doesn't
solve the auto-login-on-boot issue. Do you have to way to do that?
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