[mythtv-users] no keyboard within externel applications

Sebastian Heuer seb at belanur.de
Sun Sep 5 10:18:39 EDT 2004


hmm I thought I wouldn't need any specific wm :-/ currently I start X 
only with mythfrontend in my ~/.xinitrc. So you're saying I should try 
starting a wm before running mythfrontend?

thanks,

seb.

john roberts schrieb:

>This has happened to me when I run a desktop other then KDE.  I run fluxbox sometimes (very light-weight) and it prevents me from using some external apps because I lose "focus" on the new app.
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Sebastian Heuer <seb at belanur.de>
>Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2004 13:31:37 +0200
>To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>Subject: [mythtv-users] no keyboard within externel applications
>
>  
>
>>hi all,
>>
>>I just started builid a myth tv box, mainly for testing purpose. it's a 
>>pentium III 1ghz with 256mb of ram and a geforce 3 running unter gentoo 
>>2004.2 with kernel 2.6.8 and mythtv 0.15 (latest version from the 
>>portage tree).
>>
>>Most things work just fine, but when mythfrontend starts an external 
>>application like mplayer for playing a video, the keyboard doesn't work 
>>anymore. Same with xmame :( I have to change to another console (which 
>>still works), and kill the external program, so mythtv comes back to 
>>focus. At that point my keyboard works fine again...
>>
>>any clues?
>>
>>thanks in advance,
>>
>>sebastian heuer
>>
>>    
>>
>
>  
>
>>_______________________________________________
>>mythtv-users mailing list
>>mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>>http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
>>    
>>
>
>  
>




More information about the mythtv-users mailing list