[mythtv-users] Text Mode mythtv-setup?

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 18:55:45 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Kirk Bocek <t004 at kbocek.com> wrote:

> Eric Sharkey wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Kirk Bocek <t004 at kbocek.com> wrote:
> >> In all my years of using Myth, I've always assumed mythtv-setup needed
> to be
> >> run graphically. A bit inconvenient when running a headless server but
> that's
> >> what I use VNC for.
> >
> > ssh -X also works quite well for this.  Add in -C if not on a lan.
> >
> Thanks Robert for the confirmation. The docs page was a bit ambiguous.
> Unfortunately, Eric, I almost always ssh from a Windows box. Over the years
> I've looked at some Windows X servers but they always seem to be a hassle
> to
> install. Running vncserver on the server and vncviewer on the Windows box
> is
> just easier and more consistent.

I've found xming to be the easiest to get working on Windows with the least
impact on the system.

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