[mythtv-users] Thinking of switching distros - from Gentoo to Mythbuntu

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 13:57:32 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 10:31 PM, Norm Dugas <normdugas at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> I've been running Gentoo since it pretty much came out but lately, I've
> been thinking of switching distros.  I've run Kubuntu on one desktop for
> quite a while and was quite impressed.  I'm thinking of switching both
> my backend and my frontend to keep things in sync.  Besides making a
> backup of the database, is there anything else that can come and bite me
> in the butt?  The OS disk would get a complete reinstall and the 8 myth
> disks would remain intact and be mounted in the same location they
> currently are.

be forewarned that Mythbuntu is not designed for *dedicated* frontends
as it requires you to run a window manager and has some tie ins that
require a keyboard/mouse be connected.

It's quite nice, but not there yet as a dedicated frontend "out of the box".

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