[mythtv-users] mythtv-setup wont export to a different xserver display (over ssh)

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Oct 13 00:30:54 UTC 2008

ryan patterson wrote:
> I need to reconfigure my backend.  The backend machine only has a VGA
> monitor output and I only have DVI cables right now.  I thought it would
> be easy to ssh from an other computer and run mythtv-setup by exporting
> the display.  But mythtv-setup generates a segmentation fault no matter
> what I do.  I am running ubuntu 7.04 on all the machines.  Here is the
> output I see when I try running mythtv-setup over ssh:

You could try exporting the entire desktop with VNC or RDP, but you
won't get direct access to the video hardware, just frame-buffer
performance, which might be trouble with OpenGL.


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