[mythtv-users] Recommended distro?

Cecil Watson knoppmyth at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 20:18:17 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 12:51 PM, David Litchman <david.litchman at gmail.com>wrote:

> Thanks to everyone for the suggestions, I've got Mythbuntu and LinHES set
> up and running on VMs.  LinHES certainly seems to be a lot simpler but then
> it also looks to be more limited in terms of what you can do with it above
> and beyond MythTV.  LinHES is also using Myth 0.24-fixes while Mythbuntu is
> 0.25-fixes.  Is that going to make any kind of major difference in
> capabilities?
> 0.25 is in the LinHES testing repos. A new release w/ 0.25 will be out
soon. The Ceton does work w/ 0.24 included in LinHES thanks to Ron
Frazier's patch (

LinHES is meant to be an appliance so, you won't find Open Office in our
repo. A lot of what a user would want to do, we try and account for in our
Service Menu. However, they is don't stopping a user from opening an xterm
and working configuring by hand. If you think LinHES is limited I'd
certainly invite you to contact me off list with your thoughts.

Enjoy the day,

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