[mythtv-users] gutsy install frontend gui does appear if not logged in as mythtv
info at johnbrown.com.au
Fri Nov 16 10:01:59 UTC 2007
David Whyte wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2007 10:07 PM, John Brown <info at johnbrown.com.au> wrote:
>> My 3rd (and final?) problem I am having -- after just doing a fresh
>> install of ubuntu gutsy on an AMD64 and installed mythtv frontend and
>> backend -- is that if I log on as anything but mythtv the frontend gui
>> does not appear after I run it. The system monitor shows it as
>> 'sleeping' but the gui never appears, and I don't get any error messages.
>> The same thing happens on a remote Feisty frontend
>> Given the lack of error messages, I don't know where to start with this one.
> Are you running the 'mythfrontend' application from a terminal to see
> what the output is?
I wasn't, but now that have I can see that the problem is that when I
run mythfrontend in any user other than mythtv it 'hangs' at the point
it tries to access the database: (see the following output)
jbcp at ubuntu64:~$ /usr/bin/mythtv
2007-11-13 21:09:43.532 Using runtime prefix = /usr
2007-11-13 21:09:43.565 Gnome-Screensaver support enabled
2007-11-13 21:09:43.611 DPMS is active.
2007-11-13 21:09:43.797 New DB connection, total: 1
... then nothing...
However, when I am logged in a user mythtv I get the following output:
2007-11-13 21:13:09.617 Using runtime prefix = /usr
2007-11-13 21:13:09.662 Gnome-Screensaver support enabled
2007-11-13 21:13:09.662 DPMS is active.
2007-11-13 21:13:09.748 New DB connection, total: 1
2007-11-13 21:13:09.765 Connected to database 'mythconverg' at host:
... then it continues on and the frontend GUI appears and everything
works fine (the subject lines has this the other way around, which is
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