[mythtv-users] Which Window Manager?

shadestalker at gmail.com shadestalker at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 03:52:18 UTC 2005

On 8/24/05, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> Nes Yarug wrote:
> > Please don't take this as a start for a flame war between Gnome and
> > KDE. I'd just like to know which Window Manager plays best with
> > MythTV. Most how-tos (what is the plural for that anyway :) seem to
> > favor KDE? Or is it possible to run MythTV without a Window Manager?
> I use fluxbox.  Much lighter than KDE.  I think you can run twm even if
> you want or without a window manager too.

I second the fluxbox nomination.  At least use something similarly
lightweight.  If you want to run in 512M or so of RAM, you don't want
gnome or kde cluttering your system with things you simply don't need
for a myth box.

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