[mythtv-users] Myth backend: Console or GUI OS ? Init level 3 or init level 5 ?
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Mon Sep 12 18:47:31 UTC 2011
On 9/12/2011 14:42, linux guy wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 12:34 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com
> <mailto:raymond at wagnerrp.com>> wrote:
> MythTV is designed to run full screen, so there is little to know
> use in
> running a full desktop environment such as KDE or Gnome that you will
> never see. That said, MythTV is not a window manager, and should
> not be
> run without one. Look at ratpoison, or evilwm, or icewm, or
> enlightenment, or fluxbox.
> I am asking about the pros and cons of installing a GUI OS on the
> backend only. Of course I'll install a GUI OS on the front end.
My misunderstanding. The backend has no need for Xorg or any GUI. The
most you need is the base Xorg libraries, to allow X applications to be
forwarded to a remove X server.
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