[mythtv-users] Configure backend in command line

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri May 21 02:33:45 UTC 2010

On 05/20/2010 05:05 PM, Travis Tabbal wrote:
>> It has no sense to configure the backend with a GUI, I am not software
>> developer, but I configure lots of services (web, mail, ftp, p2p...)
>> and all of config are command-line based. I supose that there will be
>> a big reason to make this way.
> Ease of use. Irritating for those of us that don't use a GUI on the backend,
> but not hard to overcome. It also keeps the config app similar looking for
> the backend and frontend, so it's at least consistent. And you don't use it
> much once you're set up, so it's probably a low priority.

Besides, try configuring using a command line, text-based config program 
with a TV remote while sitting 10-feet away from the screen.


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