[mythtv-users] Recomended distro???
gururug at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 07:15:42 UTC 2007
Ubuntu kicks arese butt if you are looking for something easy try KnoppMyth
On 1/16/07, Todd Ferris <tferris at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/15/07, A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com> wrote:
> > After my 6th re-install of Fedora Core 6 I'm giving up on Fedora. I
> > need a Distro that's easier to work with and you don't need a crystal
> > ball or to be a software engineer to figure out what's wrong with it
> > when it breaks...
> > So, I'm looking for suggestions from successful Myth installs but also
> > for ease of maintenance and use... this machine will be a backend
> > mostly but could see some ocassional frontend usage, no HD in the near
> > future.
> > Thanks for any feedback...
> I bailed off the Fedora bandwagon at core 3 and moved to Ubuntu. So, far
> things have been much better (knock on wood). Took a little getting used to
> the "debian" way...
> I went with Ubuntu 6.06 aka "Dapper Drake", because it is a LTS (long term
> support - they will support this release for 3 years.)
> Now, I also switched over to compiling myth and ivtv myself. (There are
> great how-to's that makes this very straightforward) I think this has also
> settled things down immensely, now I am not worrying that my next update is
> going to break things (except for new kernels, but I control when I reboot)
> There is no "perfect" myth distro, as everyone uses myth in slightly
> different ways. However, for me I was looking for one that I could just
> setup and let it run, but I also wanted to run other things on my backend
> (backup, samba, etc...) For me Ubuntu has been close to that. For the
> ultimate setup and just let it run, I would think knoppmyth (or MythDora)
> might even be better (as previously suggested).
> Good luck
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