[mythtv-users] Myth frontend on PPC OSX?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sat Feb 10 09:43:29 UTC 2007

On Feb 10, 2007, at 2:29 AM, Mark Knecht wrote:

> Where I would like to get to is the same place as my other dedicated
> Myth frontends that sit connected to TVs. The box is on all the time
> but when it boots it automatically logs in as a user called mythtv and
> starts the frontend. It won't probably have a keyboard or mouse
> attached unless I eventually do a wireless setup but the last time we
> did that no one wanted to look at OS desktops on the 46" TV.
> No one here seems to like OS X much. No one wants to spend the money
> and buy Mac apps. As a piece of hardware it's not worth enough to sell
> anymore as I'd have to spend $300 to build some sort of low-end
> mythfrontend machine, etc., so I'm just trying to make use of it.

You don't necessarily have to buy Mac apps. A lot of them are free, a  
lot of open-source apps can be run on the Mac's OSX and you can in  
fact run Pure Linux (Yellow Dog) on a PPC Mac.

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