[mythtv-users] Startup Frontend via SSH

Johan Heikkilä johan.heikkila at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 17:12:47 UTC 2008

2008/7/28 David Brieck Jr. <dbrieck at gmail.com>:
> Until very recently (when I upgraded my Ubuntu box), I had a very nice
> script setup so that I could remotely (re)start the frontend on one of
> my machines. Since the upgrade though, this doesn't seem to work
> either locally or remotely. Any idea what I'm missing or what changed?
> #!/bin/bash
> export DISPLAY=:0
> killall mythfrontend.real
> killall irexec
> nohup irexec&
> nohup mythfrontend&
> Thanks!
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A little OT, I use x11vnc for restarting or controlling the frontend
remotely. Of course, it can't be done over SSH then. In a local
network it works fine, though.

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