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

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Wed Sep 5 20:27:47 UTC 2012

On 9/5/2012 15:56, Kirk Bocek wrote:
> 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.
> 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.

His system is serving as a dedicated, and potentially headless, backend. 
He periodically runs mythfrontend on a remote X server for maintenance 
duties. Just because MythTV is being used as a backend doesn't mean 
those other applications don't exist and can't be used.

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