[mythtv-users] Backend without xorg?

James L. Paul james at mauibay.net
Sun Dec 11 04:21:38 EST 2005

Matthew Daubenspeck wrote:
> Is there a way to easily install and configure a backend that doesn't
> have X? I am working on moving my backend Myth server (which is
> currently also my main desktop) to another headless box. However, it
> doesn't have xorg installed. Since it is a server, that adds a lot of
> extras that I don't see as being necessary.

Last I saw, mythbackend doesn't require X at all. Do you mean you aren't 
able to build or run it?

> Is there a text/console/ncurses way of setting up a backend?

I assume you have some other machine to use a frontend, and presumably 
that has X on it. I suggest using that machine to do configuration for 
the backend, that't what I did.

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