[mythtv-users] VERY OT: Going to Linux.

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Thu May 31 18:14:24 UTC 2007

On 5/31/07, MacNean Tyrrell <dardack at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know where else to ask this.  Also, if someone could point me to a
> "general" linux mailing list to ask questions, not a specific distro or
> anything, I would appreciate it so i didn't bother you guys with non MythTV
> stuff.

http://www.linuxquestions.org  They also have a section for Linux User
Groups (LUGs).

> My main experience with Linux has been with mythTV.  Been almost 6
> years i believe (i just know it was before I was married).  Lately, it has
> been mainly KnoppMythTV.  And basically, i know how to compile and stuff,
> but i haven't really used it beyond watching TV.  I would like to go Linux
> on my main computer.  I know i'm not going to get my wife away from windows,
> if not for Office alone.

Crossover Office.

> But I want to.  My only concern is playing WoW.  I
> have read it works under Wine, but read conflicting reports on performance.
> I only have 1gig Ram, but do have an Athlon 64 3400+ i think.  I was
> wondering the general concensus on ease of use distro and performance wise
> distro.  I'm just looking for guidance i guess.  And i trust the MythTV
> community more than any other source, just cause y'all have helped me alot
> and get MythTV to have that WAF, and now she can't live without it.

As much progress as has been done in the area of gaming on linux, it
seems that still it is worthwhile to dual boot for the purpose of

> --
> Sincerely,
> MacNean C. Tyrrell
> _______________________________________________

Good luck!


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