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

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Thu Sep 6 15:43:45 UTC 2012

On 9/6/2012 8:06 AM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 9/6/2012 10:21, Kirk Bocek wrote:
>> On 9/5/2012 10:16 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>>> The misunderstanding is that we're assuming you would just start up an
>>> independent instance of mythfrontend in which to make whatever changes
>>> you want, while you are wanting to access the specific instance already
>>> open and running on your local X terminal.
>> Never thought of trying that route. That would mean:
>> 1. Shutting down the real frontend
>> 2. Configuring a temporary frontend with *same* hostname as the real
>> frontend so configuration changes are saved to the same place.
>> Seems dangerous. Possibility of divergent configurations.
>> Yes, you are right, I am now, and have for years, been accessing a
>> running frontend via vnc.
> No. All it would entail is starting up a second instance. There is no
> reason why you can't use two instances of mythfrontend, simultaneously,
> on the same profile. The only potential problem I could see is if
> someone is using a remote through LIRC, it would be sending events to
> both frontends.

Any way to disable LIRC in that second instance? It might be nice to be 
able to do some configuration while the family watches a show on the 
"main" instanace.

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