[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu 10.04 program autostart????

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 00:00:11 UTC 2012

On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Craig Huff <huffcslists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I hate to admit it, but for the life of me I have been unable to
> fathom how mythfrontend (or when the appropriate setting is turned on,
> mythwelcome) gets started on my MythBuntu 10.04 system.  I have
> searched high and low on the system but have failed to find anything
> that would cause init to start mythfrontend running as a lowly user,
> not root.
> I have searched the user home directory with:
> # find ~ -type f -exec egrep -li 'mythfrontend|mythwelcome' {} \;
> and /etc with:
> # find /etc -type f -exec egrep -li 'mythfrontend|mythwelcome' {} \;
> but no joy.
> I know I changed the setting in /etc/mythtv/session-settings so
> mythwelcome starts instead of mythfrontend, but I don't know if I ever
> knew how mythfrontend got started with the --service switch so that it
> reads the session-settings file in the first place.
> Would somebody take pity on me and tell me how this magically happens?


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