[mythtv-users] mythtv-setup and X forward

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Mon Aug 27 21:13:01 UTC 2007

Joacim J wrote:
> I got VLC working...the mistake I did was that I "su" to root and then 
> execute mythtv-setup. When running "sudo mythtv-setup" as logged in user 
> worked a lot better :)
You don't need to be root to execute mythtv-setup! Your ordinary user is fine. 
Running as root may mean that essential files get created under /root/.mythtv 
instead of under /home/<user>/.mythtv which may cause confusion later.

Mike Perkins

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