[mythtv-users] Thin client frontend

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Sep 24 16:21:41 UTC 2010

  On 9/24/2010 12:15, Mike Perkins wrote:
> Michelle Dupuis wrote:
>> The Shuttle XS35GT-804  looks interesting!  Does it have enough power 
>> to run
>> myth properly?
>> I also worry about putting a 500gb disk into a unit with only passive
>> cooling...sounds like a recipe for cooking a disk
> If it's a thin client... it shouldn't have a hard drive in it. A thin 
> client is booted off a USB stick or a Compact Flash card or over the 
> network.
> Try http://minimyth.org/ for the appropriate software to run on a thin 
> client front end.

Of course if it actually were a thin client, you wouldn't be running 
MythTV on it.  You would install Xorg and a sound server, set up 
forwarding, and run the frontend on some central system.

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