[mythtv-users] After upgrade, backend ends with user logout

Michael Watson michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Wed Nov 7 05:29:47 UTC 2012

On 7/11/2012 11:16 AM, Steve Greene wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-11-06 at 23:02 +0000, Thomas Boehm wrote:
>> Steve Greene wrote:
>>> How did you convert the limited mythtv account (the default) into a full
>>> user?
>> Because I'm smart ;-)
>> I create the mythtv user as the second account right after I create my
>> account on every PC in my network BEFORE I install MythTV. This way the
>> UID is the same on all my PCs. This solved a lot of problems with NFS
>> shares when I was using them.
>> You can still do it afterwards with some command line skills...
> Interesting. I'd still be interested in knowing if anyone is getting the
> Ubuntu package maintainers' version working like it's supposed to: ACPI
> shutdown/wakeup, WOL from remote backend/frontend, etc.  Seems like it's
> broken running on the limited "user" account. I had ACPI shutdown/wake
> working on the JYA repositories under 11.10, but I had to log out of my
> user account to do it! Any Ubuntu packagers listening in?  What's going
> on here?
> Steve
I have WOL startup and idle shutdown working under Ubuntu 12.04, without 
any issues.  Myth backend runs as mythtv user, frontend runs under 
additional user created during ubuntu setup.  All works a treat.  There 
was some fiddling with sudoers to allow the mythtv user to shutdown the 

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