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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Ide DVD drive changed to sata - now commands like eject do not work

    thanks for the replies

    I tried your work around and had a bit of success.
    However, when i try to use vobcopy I get :-


    [Info] Device /media/cdrom0 mount on /dev/sr0

    [Info] Path to dvd:...
  2. [ubuntu] Ide DVD drive changed to sata - now commands like eject do not work

    Changed cdrom from ide to sata - now eject does not work
    I was wondering how to fix the following problem.

    My ide DVD drive stopped working so today I changed it to an sata dvd writer drive.
    ...
  3. [ubuntu] Changed cdrom from ide to sata - now eject does not work

    I was wondering how to fix the following problem.

    My ide DVD drive stopped working so today I changed it to an sata dvd writer drive.

    Only it is seen as /dev/sr0 or /dev/cdrom2

    I now have...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Graphics choppy on Acer Aspire one with Lucid

    For anyone remotely interested, I searched the current bug list for lucid and there are s*** loads of bugs with the intel 945 gfx cards.

    I doubt if these will be fixed by the time Lucid is...
  5. [ubuntu] Graphics choppy on Acer Aspire one with Lucid

    I am currently trying out the RC1 version of Ubuntu 10.04 and have found on the Acer Aspire one (intel 945 graphics card) the desktop environment is choppy.

    For example any open windows that are...
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    Re: PulseAudio Equalizer Script

    I had fun and games trying to figure out what PPA was at first then to find psyke83's own PPA.

    So for anyone wanting to add psyke83 ppa its here :-

    https://launchpad.net/~psyke83/+archive/ppa
    ...
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    Re: pulseaudio equalizer

    This sounds like great work.

    For me,at the moment I will stay using 'psyke83' package as it is easy to install. (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1308838)

    As a tip could I recommend...
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    Re: PulseAudio Equalizer Script

    Thanks for your reply.

    I still think its an excellent add on.

    I will look at your other post regarding a better control

    If I were to implement a better control, how do i remove this current...
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    Re: PulseAudio Equalizer Script

    Could I also request this be added either as standard or as a repo add on ?

    How do we go about getting Ubuntu to include this ?

    Sound has always been a bit lagging in linux as in windows i had...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Upstart Breaks Cron,Cups,SSH, etc...

    Just performed a fresh install of ubuntu 9.10 then ran upgrades.
    I then downgraded upstart to the previous version.
    I then installed apache2 ssh and samba and configured them.

    Now when i restart...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Upstart Breaks Cron,Cups,SSH, etc...

    you can hold upstart (once downgraded) by :-

    To put a package to hold:
    echo "upstart"|dpkg --set-selections

    however, you will need to unhold the package at a later date.
    This can be done by...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Upstart Breaks Cron,Cups,SSH, etc...

    so whenis this going to be fixed with a new version of upstart ?

    At the moment I have a completly hosed system.
    I downgraded upstart to the previous version and this worked while i had a dynamic...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu install - generic or tailored to pc ?

    Ok thanks for the reply.

    I am looking to upgrade my sons pc (but the CD drive doesn't work any more) hence the question of swapping hard drives from different pc's.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu install - generic or tailored to pc ?

    Ok so what you are saying is that along as I perform a straight install off the Ubuntu CD and then take the hard drive out after rebooting then it should work ?

    Yes the two pc's are both pentium 4...
  15. [ubuntu] Ubuntu install - generic or tailored to pc ?

    Hi All

    I was wondering if the install of Ubuntu is generic or tailored to the current pc it was installed on ?

    so what I would like to do is get the hard drive from a pc that has a non...
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    [all variants] Re: Best format to collect movies

    I used the following mencoder settings (in a bash script) to encode all films.

    It did take a while though to do but quality was not too bad at all.

    mencoder -vf scale=720:576 -ovc xvid...
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    [all variants] Re: Best format to collect movies

    I would say go with converting them to Xvid.

    The reason for this is that even in windows Xvid is quite well supported now (Win 7 supports this out of the box).

    I had films in various formats...
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    [all variants] Re: Server DVB recording script

    This latest script is now updated and complete as far as I can go (I am not a developer).

    A script has been attached for DVB-T channels in the U.K.

    The completed script will now schedule jobs...
  19. [kubuntu] Re: Corrupt desktop windows at random times with Intel GMA 950 GFX card

    Just for anyone that wants to know, I have a work around to the problem

    details here :-

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/UxaTesting

    oddly enough, KDE is alot more responsive and no screen...
  20. [kubuntu] Corrupt desktop windows at random times with Intel GMA 950 GFX card

    I was wondering if anyone had a possible solution to random desktop window corruptions (redraw).

    For example, I open Nano with lots of text and start scrolling down and the text visually corrupts....
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    [all variants] Re: Server DVB recording script

    I suspect this could work if the user had mapped drives to the recording folders.

    Regarding the you tube videos, There are examples of how to use and how to set up the plugin in firefox.
    What I...
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    [all variants] Re: Server DVB recording script

    It looks a realy good tool

    I have not set this up yet but the you tube videos appear if foxmediacenter is running on the server pc.

    What limitations are there running the foxmediacenter on a...
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    [all variants] Re: Server DVB recording script

    lovinglinux, thanks for the link.

    That's just what I was after.

    never thought of using a web browser.

    I will check out this add on and report back

    RD
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    [all variants] Server DVB recording script

    Hi All

    I wanted to make a DVB recording script that would work on a Ubuntu / Kubuntu server over SSH connection with a minimal GUI.

    How it works :-
    The script will reside in the users home...
  25. [kubuntu] what HP dv9700 Kubuntu 8.10 users need to know

    Hi All

    I have been trying in vain to get wifi working in Kubuntu 8.10 for the past few months.

    It has been very frustrating but managed to get wi-fi to work after stumbling across an archive...
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