[mythtv-users] How do you speed up screen refreshes in VNC when MythTV (Mythbuntu) is in OpenGL Mode?

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sat Jan 30 17:27:45 UTC 2010

On 1/30/2010 09:30, nospam312 wrote:
> I am running Mythbuntu 9.10 and using OpenGL in MythTV.
> Since switching on OpenGL my VNC updates are very slow making it
> virtually unusable.
> I have done a quick search and it appears adding -noxdamage somewhere
> may help but I have no idea which file to edit for this?
> Does anyone know of a fix?
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The problem is that VNC has no hardware acceleration.  You're having to 
render the screen changes in software using the MESA libraries.  When 
opening a frontend over VNC, use the line '-O ThemePainter=qt' to force 
it to to use the Qt painter.

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