[mythtv-users] starting other apps automatically in mythtv

Brian listmail at miatar.org
Thu Dec 6 15:22:38 UTC 2007

victor rajewski wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to start ktorrent on my combined FE/BE. I want it to
> automatically start when the system is powered on. I've tried adding
> it to .mythtv/session which works, except it appears above the main
> mythtv window by default. I've tried using this together with kstart
> to force it to run minimized or in the background, but without
> success. I've toyed with using xvfb to run it in a 'headless' mode,
> but ktorrent doesn't seem to like this at all. Any thoughts on how
> best to go forward from here? I'm running mythbuntu, with openbox as
> the window manager. I don't particularly want to use any other torrent
> clients, as they mostly lack the features, or consume too many
> resources compared to kt.
> Cheers,
> vik
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How about using a different torrent application like ctorrent? I think 
it'd do what you want.

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