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    [ubuntu] Re: UPNP Server to stream webcam to TV

    Thanks! I will try that as soon as I am home.
  2. Tip of the day - A Poor man's Alt+F2 -> Alt+F3

    If you for any reason, be it security, be it speed, prefer not to use Ubuntu dash, you can create of course your own shortcut.

    sudo apt-get install zenity

    Store this script under e.g....
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    [ubuntu] UPNP Server to stream webcam to TV

    Dear Ubuntu experts,

    The last two days I spend trying to figure out how to stream my webcam to my much larger television set which supports UPNP.

    To get access to my webcam is easy of course,...
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    Re: help on compiling c program

    I would recommend this:


    mkdir ~/temp
    cd ~/temp
    apt-get source crafty
    sudo apt-get build-dep crafty -y
    cd crafty*
    make help
    make linux-amd64 # this one or make linux
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    Re: Recommended way to have user upgrade PPA

    After a few years, I am still curious if there is a method for this, that I can recommend to my users....

    :popcorn:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ad-hoc IP address

    I do (also) arpings, and no, it doesn't have a firewall.
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    [ubuntu] Ad-hoc IP address

    Dear forum members,

    I do have a robot (Surveyor) which sets up an access point, designing to itself a static IP address. I do not know which IP address that is, but I assume it is 169.254.0.10....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation Acrobat Reader in Oneiric

    Hi everybody who ever runs into this kind of problems... And I have seen many of these online referring then to acroread, then to skype, then to a flashplugin, then to anything else that depends on...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation Acrobat Reader in Oneiric

    This is of course of no help.

    If I have package dependency problems like e.g. this person here http://askubuntu.com/questions/76766/how-do-i-overcome-these-package-dependency-problems and I would...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation Acrobat Reader in Oneiric

    Hi fantab. I thought my post was clear that I am WAY BEYOND that stage of trying to install acroread. Of course the universe/multiverse repositories are enabled. I know my way around launchpad,...
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    [SOLVED] Installation Acrobat Reader in Oneiric

    Dear people,

    Yesterday I wanted to reinstall my 32-bits applications, skype and acroread.

    I understood that 64-bits Oneiric (11.10) does now provide real 32-bits support, so I can install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Spotify Notification Icon - 11.04

    Thank you, that works indeed! The default icons become a little less responsive now. I have first to click on the clock, and then I can move to the left and see the pop-down menu for music, network,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Spotify Notification Icon - 11.04

    I can confirm this behavior.

    In Unity no icon shows up, neither under the sound/loudspeaker icon (only Banshee does). So, if I accidently minimize spotify, there is no way to get it back. Only...
  14. Re: Think your graphics card is hot? Think again...

    I know it has been three years, but that might be fun anyway.

    My laptop averaging 32fps: http://global.phoronix-test-suite.com/index.php?k=profile&u=anon-18146-29808-27497
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    [SOLVED] Re: Burn new audio-cd in VirtualBox

    The thing is that it's easy to get the songs from an audio disc, be it real or virtual, in mp3 format. So, I can give her her music back. I strongly disagree with illegal practices surrounding music...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Burn new audio-cd in VirtualBox

    Thanks all for the answers, but burning to a real CD is what I wanted to avoid...
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    [SOLVED] Burn new audio-cd in VirtualBox

    Dear all,

    First, there are many solutions for mounting .iso files, from mount, to furiusisomount, to gCDEmu. What I am searching for however is something that emulates a CD/DVD writer.

    This...
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    Re: problem compiling firefox

    If you want to make sure everything compiles on your system use the source code that comes with the package and recompile it yourself.

    First make sure you have actually the src repositories...
  19. Screenshot in Ubuntu Software Center for my PPA?

    How to depict a screenshot in "Ubuntu Software Center" for applications provided by a (third-party) PPA on Launchpad?

    Can I add an X-Ubuntu-... flag to my .desktop file, or is it some special...
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    Re: Recommended way to have user upgrade PPA

    I found this: https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/C/automatic-updates.html

    However, automatic install of unintended updates is a bit too much. I just want to have an easy GUI that iterates...
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    Recommended way to have user upgrade PPA

    The method I tell my user now is the following:


    cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d/
    sudo cp robot3d-team-ppa-robot3d-lucid.list robot3d-team-ppa-robot3d-maverick.list
    sudo sed -i 's/lucid/maverick/g'...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Prevent overwriting symlink by update-alternatives

    For the people waiting for an answer...

    Nothing needs to be done in debian/rules.

    However, I need to add to scripts to my package, in my case: debian/robot3d.postinst


    #!/bin/sh

    set -e
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    [ubuntu] Re: Open VLC on separate screen from Nautilus

    Some little script I use:



    vlc --qt-fullscreen-screennumber=2 --play-and-exit -f $FILE
  24. [SOLVED] Prevent overwriting symlink by update-alternatives

    Dear Ubuntu packagers,

    For a while I am now providing Ubuntu packages for a robot simulator. The community is itself eager to provide its own replacements for the plugins that come with the...
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    Re: Delta3D in a PPA!

    Hi all, if anyone can help James, please do:

    http://mentors.debian.net/cgi-bin/sponsor-pkglist?action=details;package=delta3d

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/452281

    He needs a...
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