[mythtv-users] desktop environment efficiencies.

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Nov 12 22:32:54 UTC 2009

On 11/12/2009 04:57 PM, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-11-12 at 16:45 -0500, Michael T. Dean wrote: 
>> What would be most efficient, however, would be to use something other 
>> than a desktop environment--some lightweight window manager like Fluxbox 
>> or, even better, RatPoison.
> Or if it's a dedicated FE, no window manager at all.
> Every time I suggest it at least one person tells me that it won't work.
> But I have been running this way since 0.19 and it's always been
> absolutely hiccup free in terms of window placement and focus.
> Dedicated FEs, IMHO and experience don't need a WM.

It won't work.

MythTV itself uses multiple windows.

Just because you haven't encountered any issues in the sections of 
MythTV you use, please don't tell other people to break their system 


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