[mythtv-users] best window manger/desktop environment

William Munson william_munson at bellsouth.net
Tue Mar 20 11:38:56 UTC 2007

Thom Paine wrote:
>> I use ratpoison myself as well. Dead-simple, tiny memory footprint, starts up
>> incredibly quick, etc.
> Could you update your awesome guide to include this? Or even fluxbox?
> I'd like to get rid of KDE on an older machine I'm using for a frontend.
> Thanks in advance.
With Fedora its pretty simple. Simply install it with "yum install 
ratpoison" and then follow one of the guides on the net to auto-launch 
ratpoison and mythfrontend.


Personally, I prefer fluxbox but ratpoison is another great choice.


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