[mythtv-users] Two frontends on one machiene

J jsweepstakes at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 05:16:20 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 2:21 PM, J <jsweepstakes at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Hello, I'm having some problems getting this configured, I want a way to
>> have two frontends on one machine, one frontend to be used as normal, the
>> other to play the pictures only (preferably with auto starting in this
>> to be a digital picture frame....) any ideas on how I can get this done?
>> am no good at configuring the xorg stuff

>Would it work for you to just have an xscreensaver that showed pictures
>the frontend was idle?  Then when you went to watch TV it would just turn
>off?  I think GLSlideShow is one that does this.

I thought so, but the configuration that I want I don't want the TV on all
the time but to get a few monitors and somehow wireless (if not just with
wires) hook them to all have the second x session on them so that they are
independent of the TV
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