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  1. Re: HOWTO: Rip DVDs in MPEG-4 AVC (x264), multi audio, subtitles, Matroska

    u-slayer:

    I'm not an expert on this, but I think its complaining about this:

    I use "8x8dct" and "me=umh" instead.
  2. [ubuntu] Re: MX Revolution, is there a working solution yet?

    Guys, I'm posting my solution to try to help out. I use both Ubuntu and Archlinux, and I actually did this on my Arch install, but should work in Ubuntu - if any differences, please post them here. ...
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    Re: HOWTO: Logitech G7 Mouse

    mirwin77 - I didn't have problems with the battery running dead, but some other problems with one that recurred again when Logitech sent me a replacement.

    I've switched over to the MX Revolution...
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    Re: HOWTO: Logitech G7 Mouse

    Update: I wrote this how-to, but since then I moved on to a Logitech MX Revolution mouse. The latest method does not require evdev, and is MUCH easier and more feature rich: use btnx.

    Ubuntu...
  5. Re: HowTo: Create LDAP server for shared Address Book in Thunderbird

    smahomad - I wish I knew how, but the only way I know to put in names and addresses is the tedious method described in the how-to.
  6. Re: HOWTO: Rip DVDs in MPEG-4 AVC (x264), multi audio, subtitles, Matroska

    For anybody interested, this thread talks about installing MediaTomb to stream video to the PS3. Here is my script to convert video to h.264 format that the PS3 will play:


    #!/bin/bash
    ...
  7. Re: HowTo: Create LDAP server for shared Address Book in Thunderbird

    Ashaman074 - Your post is like the gameshow Jeopardy. You just posted the answer. Now I will give you the question!

    And you gave a fantastic answer - congratulations!

    Of course, I say this...
  8. Re: HowTo: Create LDAP server for shared Address Book in Thunderbird

    silly.agent - I don't think the certificates work unless you connect via the FQDN (e.g. ldap.servername.org).
  9. Re: HowTo: Create LDAP server for shared Address Book in Thunderbird

    silly.agent - hard to say what is wrong as there are many variables, but try this one change:


    Base DN: dc=servername,dc=org

    When it works, Thunderbird won't show you a list. You have to do a...
  10. Re: HowTo: Skype with Logitech 350 USB Headset on Edgy

    Unix_Wizard - Try to specify a different card. Some examples:

    For Card 0

    alsamixer -c 0

    For Card 1

    alsamixer -c 1
  11. Re: HowTo: Create LDAP server for shared Address Book in Thunderbird

    Pitt Stains - The 389 port is just initial to test, you end up with only 636 "open to the world" and of course your router points it to only one computer, running Linux, thus minimal security risk...
  12. Re: HowTo: Create LDAP server for shared Address Book in Thunderbird

    jdpipe - you are right, Luma in the present Edgy / Feisty repositories works fine, don't need to install from source.

    Pitt Stains - if you follow this how-to on a server, you will have it set up...
  13. Re: HOW-TO: Set up a Remote Calendar using WebDAV for use with Mozilla Sunbird

    Sprinker - Maybe this is too simple, but did you try:

    sudo ln -s /var/www/davhome/calendar.ics /var/webdav
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    vannguyen0 - Regarding your CD issues, see previous posts. CD isn't working right on the PS3 under Linux yet, it is up to Sony to fix.

    coozz - Are you sure you set the root password correctly? ...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    steve101101 - If you're having trouble at that last step, you can simply skip that line and reboot.

    I believe you just enter:

    reboot

    When the kboot console comes up again, wait ten seconds...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    Alternative Flash Solution

    I have another idea how to get Flash 9 running through a remote desktop setup. The problem is with sound. Windows XP will send sound to Linux via RDP, but a Linux...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    Your answer about playing music CD's comes from Terra Soft:
  18. Re: What are some cool things to do in Linux?

    One fun thing is to go to the terminal and type:

    sudo-apt get update
    and watch all the servers scroll by.

    Then, do it again, and notice that it goes faster. You can repeat as often as you...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    Here are my two solutions for Flash:
    1. X session via ssh
    Besides your PS3, you likely have another computer on your LAN that is a standard x86 setup (and has Flash working). On that box, enter...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    For Sun Java:
    Download from IBM: http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/linux/download.html
    You will have to register (free).
    Choose 32-bit iSeries/pSeries, J2SE5.0. Download the TGZ...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    Here's a quick way to get Realplayer going (can play mp3, quicktime, windows media, etc):

    In terminal:

    sudo apt-get install libstdc++5
    wget...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    mb26 - YOU rock!!!! :guitar:

    Sound now works perfectly! I did have to reboot to make the change take effect (although possibly logging out then in might have done it).

    Ciego, please add this...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    mb26 - I wish there was a solution to the sound problems. I installed Ubuntu twice, ran updates, did what I could, still didn't work.

    Now I installed Yellow Dog Linux and sound works PERFECTLY,...
  24. Re: HowTo: Skype with Logitech 350 USB Headset on Edgy

    alextj - You rock!!!! Will update to reflect your info. The only thing different on mine is that I can see the speaker and mike without any "-V" switch or pressing any function keys.

    Thanks so...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Ubuntu on PS3 from Live CD

    joedachs - do you mean this command:

    wget http://archive.ubuntulinux.org/ubuntu/pool/main/d/debootstrap/debootstrap_0.3.3.0ubuntu7_all.deb

    It works perfectly. Try to cut and paste into the...
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