[mythtv-users] desktop environment efficiencies.

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 23:50:03 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 11:32 AM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> 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.

Is that new in 0.22? I always understood that no WM was needed if you
weren't shelling out other programs like mplayer/xine etc. (Not that I
have ever tried)

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