[mythtv-users] Anyone running a MythTV backend on Windows (via VirtualBox)

Joseph Fry joe at thefrys.com
Mon Sep 10 20:54:16 UTC 2012

> Do any of you, or have any of you run the MythTV backend (preferably
> MyhthBuntu) from a Windows machine, by installing Ubuntu on the XP host
> machine via VirtualBox?
> Is this possible?
> If so, should it 'just work' or is it going to be a headache?
> Just asking because it would be an interesting solution to my hardware
> setup and prevent me needing to set up a new machine for the backend.
Absolutely no reason it wouldn't work... and it has been done by others.
 However the use of a network based tuner like an HDHR is recommended as
getting USB or PCI devices working in a VM can be difficult or even
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