[mythtv-users] Apple X11 or XDarwin?

Eric Robinson ryunokokoro at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 12:49:28 UTC 2007

Ken Taylor wrote:
> On 11/09/2007, at 10:42 AM, Chris Ribe wrote:
>> Just a heads up - the Mac OS Mythfrontend.app has some annoying bugs  
>> that make it a lot less enjoyable than  a Linux frontend in my  
>> experience.    I have two macbooks that I use as frontends  
>> regularly, and two ubuntu P4 based frontends.
>> The Mac frontend suffers from a horrible bug that causes recording  
>> to recue to the beginning if you hit the "jump forward" or "jump  
>> backward" multiple times in rapid succession.
> This is a bit of a pain, but you get used to the rate at which you can  
> cue forward/backward - I don't find it a major showstopper.
>> It also tends to lock up the machine when left running for more than  
>> a day or so, and has exhinited problems returning from suspend/sleep.
> Nope - never seen this - My Mini runs Frontend for months at a time  
> and it's never locked the machine.
> I have also considered running Linux on the Mini, but I use it to  
> mirror my iPhoto and iTunes libraries, and it therefore makes running  
> MacOS a nicer option - to each his own.
> Ken
I like the option of switching into the other Mac Apps and the
simplicity of programs like Remote Buddy.

I haven't played with it yet (obviously) but MythGrowl looks pretty
awesome (I like Growl quite a bit and this looks useful).

Good stuff!

- Eric

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