[mythtv-users] Starting up mythfrontend automatically?
jochen.kuehner at gmx.de
Mon Dec 26 17:48:16 EST 2005
i use rungetty in inittab for autologin!
and i use no windowmanger.
i start xinit with mythfrontend, fastet way...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Piers Kittel" <mythtv at biased.org>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Monday, December 26, 2005 11:38 PM
Subject: [mythtv-users] Starting up mythfrontend automatically?
> Hello all,
> Am using Debian Stable (Sarge) with MythTV from SVN. Trying to start up
> mythfrotnend automatically on a frontend. Was using GDM (for autologin)
> and Windowmaker. After faffing around and breaking a lot of things and
> fixing them - I decided to RTFM(!) the mythtv's own docs rather than
> using GDM/Windowmaker docs (even following their guide to the letter -
> auto startup doesn't work annoyingly enough). Anyway, noticed that the
> MythTV docs has instructions on startup for fvwm and blackbox, so
> decided to install fvwm, followed the commands found here:
> to the letter, restarted GDM and logged in and fvwm just sat there doing
> nothing, just showing a blue background - tho I could start xterm and
> run the frontend manually. Prodded everything a few times, then decided
> to kill GDM, use "startx" in terminal and lo, and behold, mythfrontend
> starts up automatically and quickly (better than using GDM I guess).
> Restarting GDM and logging into fvwm using the same user doesn't work.
> So, my question is how to start mythfrontend after GDM auto logs in? Or
> if that's not possible or it's better/faster not to use GDM, how do I
> get mythfrontend/fvwm to start up automatically at boot up without
> having to log in and/or type in "mythfrontend" ?
> Also is it possible to contribute to the mythtv docs, and if so, how?
> Obviously the section in the mythtv docs in the URL I pasted above needs
> expanding slightly! I'd be happy to contribute to docs.
> Thanks very much for your help in advance.
> Regards - Piers
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