[mythtv-users] Considering Switch from Fedora to Ubuntu

Mario Limonciello mario.mailing at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 03:28:44 UTC 2007

> Mario used to have a great how-to for Feisty posted on his website, which I
> used.  It's no longer there.  But the install is almost as easy as running
> Synaptic and installing the mythtv packages.  I am sure that the links
> provided by others above will work well for you.
Which howto were you referring to?  As far back as I can remember, the
authored ones i've done have been on help.ubuntu.com ?

> My biggest problem was getting lirc to work.  Here is a site that gives a
> great how-to for lirc: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Install_Lirc_Feisty
<shameless plug>
You'll be happy to see where things are going for Gutsy.  Notice how
there is no mention of building a kernel module, or selecting a
lircd.conf or how you make a lircrc? :)
</shameless plug>

> I have never regretted moving from Fedora to Ubuntu for my myth boxes.  But
> I still remember the nightmares over past struggles with package dependency
> conflicts with yum (and even SMART).  Since moving to Ubuntu, I've never had
> any of those problems.
Glad to hear this :)


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