[mythtv-users] Apple X11 or XDarwin?

Andrew Close aclose at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 13:43:05 UTC 2007

On 9/10/07, Chris Ribe <chrisribe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just so you know,
> 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 is significantly less responsive, suffers from some slight
> but annoying video artifacts when playing HD content, doesn't handle
> commercial skipping, and 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.
> 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.
> In short, it's great to be able to use my macbook as a frontend, but it
> would suck as a dedicated frontend.

not to hijack this thread... but has anyone tried running Myth on
Linux via Parallels on OS X?  then maybe you'd have the best of both
worlds; although you may want more RAM in that case. :)

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