[mythtv-users] low footprint Mythtv backend compile and install on Slackware 10

Carl Fongheiser carlfongheiser at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 21:32:34 UTC 2005

On 6/24/05, Chera Bekker <hbekker at introweb.nl> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I would like to run the Mythtv backond on a 24/7 headless server running
> slackware 10. What would be the best way to have a very low footpint
> compilation and install of just the backend? Do I still need Qt for
> instance?
> The server is a Celeron 400Mhz with 398 Mb of memory and it doesn't pack
> all the Qt, KDe and other bloated packages. And I'd like to keep it that
> way :-).

Sorry, but you will need Qt and mysql on that box.  I hope you're
going to be using a capture card with hardware compression, because
that machine is seriously underpowered for anything else.
> The ideal situation would ofcourse be that Mythtv already exists as an
> Slack package....

It looks like there's one here:


Good luck!

Carl Fongheiser

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