[mythtv-users] X Windows redisplay via ssh

Ciaran ciaranj at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 02:31:03 EDT 2004

This link should explain it :)  *However* it won't tunnel the video,
only the interface.

- Ciaran

On Sun, 10 Oct 2004 18:05:04 -0700, Michael Fenston
<fenston-myth at san.rr.com> wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > 3) Is is possible to merge my original xorg.conf and xorg350.conf
> > files together so I can see the same output on both at the same time?
> > My test TV is a little blurry so I would like to be able to continue
> > debug with the monitor for awhile.  My plan is to really test this
> > well before putting it out in the living room (again).  Ticked the
> > wife off the first time around!  That is my advice to all after my
> > SageTV experience.  Use the TIVO (or VCRs) until you have all the
> > quirks worked out of whatever PC based PVR you eventually decide on! :)
> >
> > Possible, yet.  Stable, probably not.  Most of the time when running X
> > on the PVR-350 framebuffer, having a video card driver installed
> > causes significant instability.  I tried to debug that way, but found
> > it caused too many problems, so I just hooked it to the TV (where I
> > couldn't read a bunch of stuff), and used X Windows redisplay via ssh
> > to work my way through the setup section.
> >
> > HTH.
> >
> > Mike
> >
> Hello again ...
> This message is directed toward Mike Dean but help from anyone on this
> appreciated ...
> I now have X Windows running on my small TV using the PVR-350 TVOUT and
> would like to be able to redirect everything on that screen to my laptop
> running WindowsXP somehow so the text is clear for debugging and
> centering the picture on the TV.  I only have 1 machine (this mythtv
> box) running linux at home so figured I could use my laptop running
> Windows VNC or Windows SSH ... I found this program called PuTTY for
> SSH.  Both these programs let me login to the mythtv box and do
> something ... I can launch X applications with Windows VNC and I can get
> a telnet like session going with PuTTY but I'm not sure how to get stuff
> to go in the reverse direction ... IE: whatever is being displayed on
> the TV getting moved to the laptop somehow.  Any help appreciated ... is
> there a HOWTO somewhere on this?  Can someone fill in the missing links
> on what to do here or a better approach?
> Thanks,
> -Mike
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