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Old 04-30-2004, 10:37 PM   #1
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What's the best distro for Mythtv + newbie

I tried Debian but I was unable to configure my TV cards.

I have a Matrox G400Max + Rainbow Runner TV capture card and a Pixelview BT878TV.

As for the Mythtv part, I was able to install most of the plugins with apt-get but without the TV working, they are quite useless.

Old 05-01-2004, 12:07 AM   #2
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Mandrake is great for newbies and so is Libranet and Redhat. You might as well take a good look at those distros' HCL (Harware compatibility list) before trying to install any of them to avoid problems later. Some good reviews can be found here and here!

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