[mythtv-users] Configure backend in command line

Travis Tabbal travis at tabbal.net
Thu May 20 18:47:13 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 12:40 PM, Paul Bender <pebender at san.rr.com> wrote:

> On 5/20/2010 11:34 AM, Josu Lazkano wrote:
>> Hello everybody!
>> I want to try MythTV on a Linux system without any desktop. Is
>> possible to configure the backend from command-line?
>> On the laptop I configure with "mythtv-setup" and it is a desktop
>> environment system.
>> Thanks and regards.
> mythtv-setup requires a GUI but does not require the GUI to be local. I run
> it over an ssh connection from a computer with X installed (including
> Windows boxes with cygwin/x).

VNC works as well, that's how I set up my last backend only machine. I
already have the client installed on the Windows box I was using at the time
and the server was faster to install than it would be to install cygwin/x.
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