[mythtv-users] mythtv-setup and X forward

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Aug 27 21:19:31 UTC 2007

On 08/27/2007 05:13 PM, Mike Perkins wrote:
> 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.

Unless mythbackend is also run as root (as some distros' packages do).


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