[mythtv-users] Anyone using VNC on CentOS 6?

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Wed Sep 5 19:56:36 UTC 2012

On 9/5/2012 12:23 PM, Ben Kamen wrote:
>> Contradiction: if you're running mythfrontend, you're not a backend.
>> And vice versa.
> I'm not sure how you think that's a contradiction when (for example)
> LinHES can run in an all encapsulated "combined" system mode.
> Any master backend can also run the frontend software. You can run a
> combined BE/FE system.
> My current server will handle doing that (if I ran the FE from the
> console) -- however, my  point was that barring watching video, I can do
> anything I want from an XDMCP session or a remote X session both as a
> user and as root.
> For example, it's a bit faster for me to manage my libraries using the X
> based frontend on the server where the storage is than via a remote
> frontend system.
> So that's why I explained more precisely what programs I run and how I
> get them to the remote display.
>   -Ben

Not quite sure what you're describing then. Sounded like you said you 
run mythfrontend and are running as a backend. That makes no sense to 
me. Yes I know you can run both pieces of software on the same machine. 
I've even done it myself in the past.

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