[mythtv-users] Mixing MythBuntu with "normal" Ubuntu

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri May 14 01:00:12 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 5:24 AM, Nicolas Will <nico at youplala.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-05-11 at 14:32 -0400, Josh White wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Richard Morton
> <richard.e.morton at gmail.com>wrote:
>> no issues with this at all
>> Simply install the mythtv-frontend package; and any plugins you want.
>> My first backend was mythbuntu but now I install ubuntu and add the
>> packages; but to start with I was running a mixed arrangement with no
>> issues.
>> R
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> Doing the same.  I've had mythbuntu backends with ubuntu frontends, ubuntu
> backends with mythbuntu frontends (currently) and it all works fine.
> As it should, because you are using *exactly* the same packages coming from
> the same place.
> Mythbuntu is in the Ubuntu repositories. Mythbuntu is a set of tools and a
> pre-built install disk on top of the mythtv packaging, all included in the
> official Ubuntu repositories.

There are some differences though, in that a mythbuntu install at one
point did not install pulseaudio [1], whereas ubuntu plus the myth
packages would.

[1] It does in 10.04, but there may be other subtle differences
between what you get in the underlying system

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