[mythtv-users] make myth use the 2nd monitor on a dual-screen desktop

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 12:55:35 UTC 2010

On 5 December 2010 23:19, okcancel <okcancel at yahoo.com> wrote:
> This Ubuntu desktop has 2 monitors connected to the video card.
> 1st is a 21 inch flat screen.
> 2nd is a 15 inch CRT screen.
> Before installing Myth on this desktop,
> I was wondering how you would make Myth always use
> the 2nd (CRT) so that when the Myth frontend runs
> it always starts and stays on the CRT screen.

Very simple.

start mythfrontend with:
DISPLAY=:0.1 mythfrontend

or whatever your DISPLAY is for your screen.

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