[mythtv-users] Installation of the backend without X

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Wed Mar 1 14:21:39 UTC 2006


Kai Kuehne wrote:
> Hi.
> I've searched the ml-archives, but the appropriate entries ages was
> older then >2 years.
>
> My question is: How can i only install the backend on my server.
> I don't want to install X.. and when I *have to* install it, could
> the backend be run without starting X? I have no graphic card
> installed in my server.
>   
MythTV requires Qt
Qt requires X
You don't have to have it running, just installed, boot with init level 
3 to start without X
And regarding disk space, if you can't handle a few meg of X libraries 
and executables on a system designed to hold gigabytes of information, 
then something is wrong.

Kevin


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