[mythtv-users] MythTV and the "average" user...
myth.matt.lutz at gmail.com
Mon May 19 16:48:28 UTC 2008
On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 10:10 AM, Colin McGregor <colin.mc151 at gmail.com>
> My mother is in the process of recovering from some major surgery.
> This means two things, I expect to be going to see her in the not too
> distant future and and am thinking "is it time to pull together a
> MythTV box for her?".
> My mother is a retired high school home economics teacher, so, no
> dummy, but on the other hand, limited computer skills (well, limited
> technical skills in general, programming the VCR is something she
> finds frustrating). So, the question is has MythTV with say Mythbuntu
> reached the point where once set-up a "average" person could run the
> machine? Basicly I want something that will make life easier for her,
> not frustrate her...
> Thoughts? Feedback?
I have had a working myth setup for a few years now, and it's great. My
wife loves it and uses it frequently. However, there is no way it would
work without me living in the same house. Unless you live in your Mom's
basement, I would vote with 'no'. Tivo is probably a better investment.
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