[mythtv-users] Ubuntu Question
ryan.goat at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 18:48:37 UTC 2007
If you were building a backend only box you must have a frontend box to go
with it. You should have ssh'ed from the frontend and run mythtv-setup that
On 1/29/07, Paul Kidwell <tmbomber at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/28/07, Damian Surr <damian at gingermagic.com> wrote:
> > My question is...should I go with the server installation
> > or the workstation installation?
> I recommend going with a desktop install.
> I tried the "Backend only" install found here:
> Everything went swimmingly well until I hit "Install MythTV Backend" Step
> > 4. Run the initial MythTV setup app.
> > Note, this won't work on the local console, as it requires
> > an X server. You will either need to install an X server on the
> > local machine (not recommended as its a waste of space and resources),
> > or remotely connect to this machine using ssh and X forwarding. If
> > you have never forwarded an X application, I'd recommend you read the
> What followed was 3 hours of pure hell trying to get an x server link
> running from a windows machine.
> I finally gave up and installed the desktop.
> Things went *MUCH* smoother after that.
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