[mythtv-users] Two frontends on one machine

William Munson wmunson at rochester.rr.com
Wed Sep 6 03:53:17 UTC 2006

Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> Hi
> On 9/6/06, Rett D. Walters <rettw at rtwnetwork.com> wrote:
>> Is it possible to have two frontends running on one pc?  For instance,
>> run once instance on a X screen at a high resolution with DVI to an
>> HDTV, and another on a second X screen via S-Video out to a regular TV?
>> I am trying to consolidate machines (have too many) and one to drive
>> both TV's would be great.
> Yes you can provided you use a different X screen.
> You'll need to TV adapter though, you can't watch the same channel on
> the two screens at the same time
Sure you can... at least in 0.20. One person watches the "live tv" and 
the other watches the recording  of live tv.... Basically you both get 
it until the primary person changes channels. Then you are out of 
luck... Better to watch everything sans commercials anyways.

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