[mythtv-users] Re: VNC launches second mythfrontend

gLaNDix (Jesse Kaufman) glandix at lloydnet.org
Tue Apr 19 19:18:19 UTC 2005


Allan Risk wrote:

> I tried this method first as I thought this was a nicer way to deal with 
> it.
> 
> It worked, but backwards.
> It appears that as the vncservice starts the first mythfrontend.
> Then when the desired mythfrontend should get started it can't because 
> the script sees it as already running.
> 
> It is nice to see I'm not alone on this though.
> I prefer to keep the vnc service on.
> I'll look into the other solution about the windows manager.  I'll have 
> to do more reading about that and educate myself.

probably the best (esp if you want to continue using the same window 
manager / desktop environment) would be to add into the script a check 
that would see (based on printenv output) whether you were logging in at 
the console or remotely and start mythfrontend only on local connections

-g-


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