[mythtv-users] Gentoo n00b needing advice!
Paul V. Gratz
pgratz at gratz1.com
Thu Dec 1 01:33:19 EST 2005
On Wednesday 30 November 2005 08:25 pm, stephen wrote:
> > Yup - that's what I'm running. Now if I can only figure out how to
> > get it to auto-login and startx automatically.
> I'm using evilwm for a window manager on gentoo, and used some info from
> this site to get the autologin working:
> There's probably an easier way, but this worked great for me.
A simpler, yet arguably slightly more bloated route is to install gdm
and use its menu system to setup autologin for a particular account.
I did this with fluxbox as that account's window manager. Then I
setup fluxbox to launch mythfrontend and everything is set. Sure
there is some gtk and etc bloat but for a noob its much easier to
setup than messing with arcane stuff like inittab .xsession or
.xinitrc. Plus, IMHO its less brittle than scriptifying it.
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