[mythtv-users] mythfrontend on .xinitrc
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Nov 7 00:47:19 UTC 2012
On 11/06/2012 09:52 AM, Ken Mink wrote:
> On 11/6/12 7:47 AM, Josu Lazkano wrote:
>> I am having some segfault with mythfrontend so I want to know if is a
>> good option to add the mythfrontend binary on the user ".xinitrc"
>> Do you use .xinitrc?
> I have the mythtv user automatically logged in on tty8. Then their
> .bash_profile does a startx and the last thing in the .xinitrc is
> mythfrontend. This runs the FE without the overhead of a window
> manager. I started doing it this way when I used to use 1G AppleTVs
> running linux as FE boxes and I wanted as small of memory footprint as
Other than the "without...a window manager" part, this is a workable
solution. Modify the described approach to run a Window Manager before
starting mythfrontend, then run mythfrontend as the last item.
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