[mythtv-users] kppp and mythtv
Beny Spensieri Jr
benyjr at yahoo.ca
Mon Dec 26 16:31:58 EST 2005
Being stuck on dial-up, I am trying to automate
dialing up and mythfilldatabase, but I am having
My dialer is kppp, this works great normally, but I am
running into problems with having it run
First I tried to get cron to run kppp, but kppp is not
running and I get e-mails from cron with the error
"kppp: cannot connect to X server"
Then I tried to get mythtv to do it. On the setup
screen where you can automate mythfilldatabase, I
changed the path to /usr/bin/kppp
I then changed the arguments such that it will run a
specific profile to update the show database and then
close the connection.
It is running it, but kppp gives the error "kppp:
cannot connect to X server" again (in the log file I
I can't figure out how to get this to work. I think I
am running kppp as the regular user, mythtv is always
running as so is X.
I can do everything in a terminal window, but nowhere
How can I fix this, running mythfilldatabase by hand
is time consuming.
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