[mythtv-users] Recommended distro?
nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 23:18:54 UTC 2012
On Sat, Jul 7, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Roger Siddons <dizygotheca at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Jul 2012 18:17:12 +0100, Cecil Watson <knoppmyth at gmail.com>
> On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 2:57 AM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Cecil Watson <knoppmyth at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > 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?
> Hi Nick,
> The production of new packages vary with our schedules (we only have 4 core
> developers). We build packages for our testing repo first then migrate it to
> production. We aim for stability (appliance) over rapid availability of
> Enjoy the day,
> I wanted to try LinHES a while ago but gave up when it wouldn't install onto
> a partition. It appeared to demand the whole disk. My system is tiny
> compared to some on here (!) and I can't spare a whole disk. This seems a
> serious limitation to me...
> Am I correct about this ? And, if so, is there a reason for it ?
It is designed to take over the whole machine, it is an appliance.
If you want to try it out, virtualbox works well. I installed LinHES
7.2 in a vbox machine this morning and am impressed again!
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