[mythtv-users] Starting up mythfrontend automatically?

Petr Stehlik pstehlik at sophics.cz
Mon Dec 26 19:19:28 EST 2005


Piers Kittel píše v Út 27. 12. 2005 v 00:06 +0000:
> As you might have read my email I replied to someone else I tried 
> putting in /usr/local/bin/mythfrontend in the .xsession file - if I use 
> startx, it works fine but if I use GDM it doesn't :/
> 
> Might try someone's (joggl?) suggestion of using rungetty and then use 
> "startx" and .xsession together - probably making a script that calls 
> startx and add it to the bootup process using update-rc.d - would that work?

You can either push the gdm since you know it works for others or you
can start exploring the rungetty way.

Regarding gdm, I find "man xsession" interesting. It leads me
to /etc/gdm/Xsession where you could put some debugging messages to see
why it doesn't execute your USERSESSION.

Also man Xsession.options gives useful hints. My .xsession file is
executable...

Petr




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