[mythtv-users] Could we install/run Mythtv without X-windows

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Sat Sep 10 08:23:49 UTC 2005

On Friday 09 September 2005 23:14, Devan Lippman wrote:
> On 9/9/05, Brandon Beattie <brandon+myth at linuxis.us> wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 03:51:05PM -0400, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> > Personally, I think plasmas are a bad choice and LCD has too slow of a
> > pixel response time.

No issues here with the new 37" 1080p LCD set I just bought...

> > DLP is by far my choice for best picture. Single 
> > unit (rear projection) units use projectors in them anyway. I find the
> > fact that the viewing able is critical in them so the image isn't too
> > dark from a side, or when sitting on the floor. A projector and screen
> > give much better results for view angle.

Thought about a projector, but there just really isn't a way for it to work 
where I've got my TV now. I've had the LCD a week now, and it blows the doors 
off my old rear-projection set. Its damned sweet, no misgivings about getting 
it. Works especially peachy for MythTV -- feeding it a true 1080p signal via 

> Save your money for OLED, prolly one to two years away but I'm guessing
> with all the money dumped into the TFT Fabs the same companies are gonna
> keep the price point high on the OLEDs. The nice thing about them however
> is they are an active device so they control the light emitted (almost 100%
> energy efficient too so low on heat) rather than filtering it like LCD so
> you get incredible viewing angles and fantastic contrast (I think they were
> saying something like 5000:1 for contrast and a brightness of 600 nits).
> Its also pretty fast and super thin. Once they get these babies lasting
> 30000 hrs plus I don't think there'll be much to compete. In fact I might
> have seen the link here talking about Samsung getting ready to release a
> 40" or 50" model thats 3" deep!

Of course you can save for something better down the road, technology is 
always improving, whatever you buy today is obsolete, but I choose to spend 
now, and be happy today. :)

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com
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