[mythtv-users] Two frontends on one machiene

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 05:19:14 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 12:16 AM, J <jsweepstakes at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> mode
> >> to be a digital picture frame....) any ideas on how I can get this done?
> I
> >> am no good at configuring the xorg stuff
> >>
> >Would it work for you to just have an xscreensaver that showed pictures
> when
> >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

Seems like it would be easier just to buy a digital photo frame rather than
whatever investment in time/money to rig that together...

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