[mythtv-users] frontend on windows XP
anaerin at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 15:38:31 UTC 2005
On 16/09/05, PAUL WILLIAMSON <pwilliamson at mandtbank.com> wrote:
> >>> "AJ Hettema" <joukio at gmail.com> 09/16/05 10:40 AM >>>
> > hello,
> > does anyone have experience with a full frontend of mythtv
> > on windows XP???
> DSMyth filters. Otherwise, not really.
> > Most frontends I have running are diskless clients and just running
> > debian, but I find it a bit expensive to buy a computer for the kids
> > to allow them to do theyre homework and stuff on it and buy another
> > PC to give them access to mythtv backends. I would like to just have
> > one computer for them each with windows XP on it and a
> > mythfrontend on it.
> > grtz
> > Jouk
> A few suggestions...
> 1. Knoppmyth. Just document what ip addresses and other settings
> need to be changed. Inconvenient, but easily the least expensive.
> 2. VMWare. Just have another partition loaded up with a regular
> 3. Ditch Windows. My kids use KDE on one of the myth frontends.
> It was a little difficult for the first few weeks, but they have
> fine and are able to do anything any of thier friends can do. The
> usb drive my 10 year old uses for school loads up fine from the
> windows box at school to the linux box at home.
4. Bochs. It's like a free version of VMWare.
5. CoLinux. Who needs to exit Windows to get into Linux these days anyway...?
Robert "Anaerin" Johnston
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