[mythtv-users] vnc on headless backend

Robert Johnston anaerin at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 19:23:18 UTC 2009

On 06/12/2009 2:49 AM, Michael Lemstad Maymann wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> Thanks for your reply :-)
> I know VNC is not the most secure solution - but that's ok for this
> task...
> Also, I can only find XMing for Windows - I'm running MythBuntu 9.10 -
> Is it for Linux also ?

If you're connecting from one linux box to another, it's even easier.

Just type "ssh -X username at remotehost".

That'll give you a terminal with X forwarded. So you can type 
"mythtv-setup" and get it on your local machine.
Robert "Anaerin" Johnston
A good plan isn't one where someone wins, it's where nobody thinks 
they've *lost*.
         -- (Terry Pratchett, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents)

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