[mythtv-users] mythubuntu 32 bit vs (Ubuntu 64 bit + mythtv addon)

Ajay Sharma ajayrockrock at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 00:59:36 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 5:33 PM, Narahari 'n' Savitha
<savithari at gmail.com> wrote:
> Friends:
> I am looking to install (reinstall) Myth (primary backend) on my BioStar
> A770 AMD BE 2400 machine with 4GB of RAM.
> I am trying to decide between
> a.  MythUbuntu 32 bit with PAE. (easiest I guess but it has XFce and had
> some login issues on this)
> b.  Ubuntu 32 bit with PAE + add MythTV addon (it will GNOME based so may
> have better experience)
> c. Ubuntu 64bit + add MythTV addon (not sure if a 64 bit one exists and if
> Hauppauge cards will get recognized)
> I thought some of our "intelligent" friends may provide some great ideas.

what about option:

d.  MythBuntu 64-bit?

If the primary purpose of this machine is a mythbackend and you're
going to go with a *buntu distro, MythBuntu 64-bit is my suggestion.


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