[mythtv-users] desktop environment efficiencies.

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 20:54:58 UTC 2009

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 5:32 AM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 11/13/2009 03:02 AM, sylvain brejeon wrote:
>> The wiki says:
>> "First you should know that you can run the plain
>> MythFrontend<http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MythFrontend>
>>  *without* a window manager. Though if you want to start external
>> programs,
>> like Xine or MPlayer from MythVideo
>> <http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MythVideo>,
>> you will need one to get the new window visible."
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Window_Managers
>> So I guess it isn't completely helpless to make a WM-less suggestion.
> And that was written by whom?  It was actually added to the current wiki by
> a script that converted from the old wiki.  The old wiki was many years
> (before Nov 2005) ago.  (Nevertheless, it was just as wrong then.)

Come on Mike, spill the beans, put us out of our misery: what parts
don't work without a wm?

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