[mythtv-users] pre-setup myth distros

barbex barbex at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 13:49:22 UTC 2007

> For a bit more background, I've been running Fedora on my main machine since
> Fedora 1 and I also run a Debian fileserver, FreeBSD HTTP server, and an
> Ubuntu laptop.  So I'm comfy with .debs, .rpms, and (to a lesser degree)
> compiling stuff from scratch.  My goal is to have an easy to install and
> maintain Mythbox that will last as long as the hardware does.  So I want to
> be able to add in new Mythtv features as they come along by upgrading MythTv
> and I want to be able to use plugins to be able to play my extensive, yet
> legally obtained, ROM collection.

With that background a plain Ubuntu install and a MythTV install from
the packages should be a walk in the park for you. That way you have
everything exactly like you want and it's easy to upgrade.

Just my 2cents.

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