[mythtv-users] Mythtv without X

DeepB@gentlemansclub.de DeepB at gentlemansclub.de
Wed Feb 15 21:53:55 UTC 2006

Pshem Kowalczyk wrote:
> On 16/02/06, DeepB at gentlemansclub.de <DeepB at gentlemansclub.de> wrote:
>> hello
>> i know that there were many questions about that in the past, but it was
>> always mentioned that it should work, but not how
>> i've got a server and i dont want to install X on it. So can i install a
>> Mythtv backend without X?
>> and if yes how? (my first linux machine, so please an easy description)
> It's basically up to your distro. You simply don't install X and
> install mythtv - this should work.
> With gentoo you'd do it the following way:
> set up "USE" in /etc/make.conf to contain "-X" (to prevent most of the
> programs from compiling with X support), and then just emerge mythtv
> :-)
> It can be different with your distro, so you should at least tell us
> what you use.
> regards
> pshemko
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even with "-X" set it would install X (qt needs this), so I'll have to 
install it and just turn off the start of X after i finished the 
installation of mythtv


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