[mythtv-users] Moving from Fedora to Ubuntu

Thom Paine painethom at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 17:26:56 UTC 2007

> It doesn't take that much time to strip a fedora install down. Just
> manually select packages during install and take away pretty much
> everything except X and the base packages. After that just grab everything
> you need with yum install mythtv-suite fluxbox, and run
> system-config-services to turn off all the extra services. I personally
> have a fedora backend and frontend and use fluxbox as my window manager. I
> can hardly imagine going back to compiling ivtv, lirc and myth packages.
> With fedora and atrpms I could start from stratch and have a completely
> working myth box in about an hour. In your case the irblaster might take
> some extra time.

Maybe this is a better plan to go with. I guess a text install and
then yum install mythtv-suite fluxbox is a better idea. Then I have no
junk, and can let yum pull in the deps.

What is the lifecycle going to be for FC6?


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