[mythtv-users] Recomended distro???

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Jan 16 17:18:47 UTC 2007

cwatson at linkline.com wrote:
> A JM writes: 
>> After my 6th re-install of Fedora Core 6 I'm giving up on Fedora. I
>> need a Distro that's easier to work with and you don't need a crystal
>> ball or to be a software engineer to figure out what's wrong with it
>> when it breaks... 
>> So, I'm looking for suggestions from successful Myth installs but also
>> for ease of maintenance and use... this machine will be a backend
>> mostly but could see some ocassional frontend usage, no HD in the near
>> future. 
>> Thanks for any feedback...
> I humbly submit my distro of choice (of course, it is the disto I started 
> ;), KnoppMyth for your consideration.  In most cases, a KnoppMyth is install 
> is quick, easy and straight forward.  KnoppMyth is meant to be installed on 
> hardware that is detected as a set-top box.  While I am bias, others seem to 
> like it as well. 
> http://mythtv.org/modules.php?name=Web_Links&l_op=viewlink&cid=3
> http://revision3.com/systm/mythtv
> http://www.eff.org/broadcastflag/cookbook/ 

And I like it too! Both my frontend and backend are KnoppMyth. It really 
is super easy to setup.


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