[mythtv-users] Different screen for the frontend

Dave Pearson lists at the-pearsons.co.uk
Tue Dec 21 15:41:25 UTC 2010

On 21/12/10 15:19, Josu Lazkano wrote:
> Hello list!
> I have running a BE/FE on a Debian Squeeze machine. I have two
> screens: TV (HDMI) and monitor (VGA).
> I want to us the same machine to work with the monitor and the TV to
> execute the frontend. I have a Nvidia ION board with 260 drivers.
> I have configured the VGA monitor as disabled. Which is the best
> config for this purpose? Separate screen or twin view?
> The idea is to always work with the VGA monitor and when executing the
> frontend, start on the HDMI TV.
> Thanks for all your help and best regards.
I use Twinview with the HD Monitor on the right of my 1280x1024 monitor 
which I work at. I've just set the display MythTV gui to operate on the 
second screen (I can't remember exactly what the settings are at the 
moment, but you'll find them in "Appearance" I think).

Hope this helps.


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