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    [ubuntu] Re: Hauppauge Nova T-500

    It was (ahem) the hue in preferences - setting this to zero seems to work!

    The main lesson, though, is to use the right options when using w_scan (in particular the -X option to give the right...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hauppauge Nova T-500

    ok...using w_scan with an -X option to generate a channels.conf file for Xine means that totem-xine now works with the card! Only problem is, the colours are inverted! Any ideas?

    [EDIT]

    By the...
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    [ubuntu] Hauppauge Nova T-500

    Hi

    I've installed a new Hauppauge Nova T-500 and I'm having problems getting it to play back.

    I can get w_scan to pick out all the channels (which I then send into the appropriate files in the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox, mplayer, internet radio

    Ok,,,reading around I had a hunch that it might be an add-in problem, so I uninstalled an ad-blocker add-in in firefox and classic fm is working again!
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    [ubuntu] Firefox, mplayer, internet radio

    Hi,

    I did a clean install of Ubuntu 8.10 64-bit a couple of weeks ago, and everything went swimmingly. Then I tried to listen to an internet radio station ("classic fm", at www.classicfm.com to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Building a new pc

    FYI all set up using spec as above, except:
    - didn't use a RAID array in the end
    - just used a single iiyama 24" monitor rather than twin 19"

    Started up first time, ubuntu 8.10 (64 bit) loaded...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Building a new pc

    Thanks, that's very reassuring! Just about to order my bits and pieces...!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Building a new pc

    (duplicate post, sorry!)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Building a new pc

    Ok, here's the proposed spec so far:

    Intel i7 920 chip
    Asus P6T Deluxe motherboard (although I've read that the ethernet setup might not be straightforward - would the Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5 be any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Building a new pc

    Thanks all, this is very helpful - I'll post back when I've put something together!

    In terms of OS, I'm tempted to go with 32-bit. I've got a laptop running 64-bit, but every now and then I hit...
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    [ubuntu] Building a new pc

    Hi all

    Having looked at the read-built PCs available, I've decided to take the plunge and build my own instead. I'm looking to build something as powerful as possible but fully compatible with...
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    [ubuntu] Which laptop?

    Hi all

    I'm sure there have already been posts in this vein, but it's probably the sort of subject that's worth revisiting every so often!

    I'm looking to buy a new laptop - small and fast,...
  13. Thread: Gtkpod .99.2

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    Re: Gtkpod .99.2

    Hi all

    Good news and bad new with the gtkpod stuff. The approach I took was to add the http://spello.sscnet.ucla.edu/marillat sarge main repository and first load libmp4-0 and libmp4-dev through...
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    Re: 32-Bit Chroot How-To

    Said it was a dumb question - lucky I asked! Thanks Ephack!
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    Re: 32-Bit Chroot How-To

    Excellent guide - works well in Breezy too.

    Quick (and probably dumb) question, though. Having installed the chroot environment, everything seems to be replicated in my chroot environment,...
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    Re: Designed for Ubuntu. I love parody. :)

    Might be more practical to only sell 'em by the sheet rather than individually - then once I've kept some for my laptop and the laptops I'll buy over the next 10 years, I can use the rest to try to...
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    Re: HOWTO Install OpenOfice.org 2.0 on your system

    Not that I'm chicken, but any idea when the official deb is likely to appear in the repositories?

    P.
  18. Re: Reasons for me to go back to windows from Ubuntu

    I have to say that given the resources Ubuntu has, I've been amazed at how straightforward the install was - in particular the wireless card working out of the box (took me weeks to sort out under...
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