[mythtv-users] Autostart MythTV on Raspberry Pi 3

Saul A. Peebsen userblues at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 15 18:58:34 UTC 2017

On Sun, 15 Oct 2017 11:42:21 -0500
Rajil Saraswat <rajil.s at gmail.com> wrote:

> a) If frontend crashes, it will not respawn the frontend again. Also,
> if i do an 'Exit Mythtv' in the frontend, it will not restart the
> frontend. b) I have  autologin-user=pi set in /etc/lightdm.conf so on
> first-boot it autologs me in. However, if X dies (say killall Xorg),
> then it doesnt autologin instead shows up the login/passwd input box.
> It is not idiot proof yet :)
> Any comments?

I even didn't know there are so complicated ways to autostart.
As I favor easy ways I use automatic CLI login, start Xorg from
~/.bash_profile and FE from ~/.xinitrc. 
There is no login manager installed and there is no WM/DE installed. FE
runs directly on Xorg.

Cheers, Saul

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