[mythtv-users] Ubuntu Question

Mark Gilmore markgilmore1322 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 28 17:11:06 UTC 2007

On 1/28/07, Damian Surr <damian at gingermagic.com> wrote:
> > Ok gang...I'm about to try my first installation. I've decided to go
> with
> > Ubuntu Edgy.
> >
> > My plan is to start by building a FE/BE system, then at a later point
> add
> > some FE boxes.
> > I don't plan to use the box for anything else.
> >
> > My question is...should I go with the server installation or the
> workstation
> > installation?
> I don't think I'm really in a position to answer this, but from what I
> understand, I think people would recommend the server installation if
> you know what you're doing and it wont be for anything else.
> If you're not so sure, then go for desktop.
> From what I read (again, I don't really know), the server install is
> all from the command line. That's far scary for me at the moment (I'd be
> fine in DOS, but don't know my way around Linux), so I'm opting for the
> workstation install.
> Damian
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IMO, it's going to come down to a personal preference.  Try the server
install and see if you like it.  If not, you can always add the desktop
stuff later.  That's what I did, and ended up doing the following to install

sudo apt-get install *kubuntu-desktop*
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