[mythtv-users] Recomended distro???
keith at fnkmillar.com
Tue Jan 16 15:49:30 UTC 2007
I just built a myth system on Gentoo without too much trouble, their is
lots of documentation and the forums are very good.
I have mainly used suse and use it on a laptop, which needs upgrading
this will be the last time I run Suse on it, when I have the time its
going the Gentoo Way
Jake Thompson wrote:
> Wow I cannot beleive what I am reading.....
> I beleive he asked for easy, so when has install it and compile
> everything yourself become easy.
> Ubuntu is nice, but getting all the myth components and compiling them
> youself is a pain.
> Gentoo is awsome if you know exactly what you are doing and really want
> to tweak the system, but easy no.
> Fedora has RPMs and Myth at atrpms makes installing it fairly
> straightforward with a little help from Jarrod Wilson. But again, easy
> for someone new to linus, not really.
> What is easiest to get your feet wet, and to start playing with Myth to
> learn myth and not lear linux would be something like MythDora or
> I personally use Fedora Core 6, but this is because I have been using
> fedora since day one. I would only recommend this to people if I kew
> they either had 1. a good linux working base, or 2. me there to lend a
> So in short if you want Myth ASAP, use MythDora, if you want to "learn"
> then use any of the other suggestions being made.
> On 1/16/07, *uxbod* <uxbod at splatnix.net <mailto:uxbod at splatnix.net>> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2007 06:26:31 -0800, "Mark Knecht"
> <markknecht at gmail.com <mailto:markknecht at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > On 1/16/07, A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com <mailto:vbtalent at gmail.com>>
> >> Gentoo sounds interesting...
> >> Is there a "How to" in the wiki for Gentoo? Anyone have some
> links or
> >> tips for the OS install and for doing the Myth install if not?
> >> Thanks,
> > Installing Myth under Gentoo is not difficult. The difficulties with
> > Myth are generally Myth itself and not the OS.
> > Google is your friend:
> > http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Setup_MythTV
> > I didn't check this closely to see if it's up to date.
> > - Mark
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