[mythtv-users] Could we install/run Mythtv without X-windows

Kyle Kelly kyle at kylekelly.com
Fri Sep 9 17:16:42 UTC 2005

Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-09-09 at 18:17 +0200, laurentpat wrote:
>>I would like to know if we can install mythtv in console mode with
>>frambuffer only. no x windows.
>>We try to do this in ./configure without success.
>>Mythtv is based on Qt so I don't know if is it possible
> If there were a QT for DirectFB this would be possible, but alas it is
> not.  Which is a shame.  X for an STB is just a waste.
> b.

I seem to remember reading somewhere that qt4 has support for installing 
without the gui functionality, and that this could possibly be used to 
make mythbackend not require X when it is eventually ported to qt4.

Will probably be a long while before this takes place though.

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