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    Re: How To: If Your Nvidia Driver Won't Install (8.10)

    I just picked up a Hauppauge HVR 1600 off of ebay and found that it would not allow my nvidia drivers to load properly. I am running Ubuntu 11.04 (natty narwhal) and an Nvidia 9500 GT graphics card...
  2. Re: Things you discovered you could do in Ubuntu that not many knew about

    I'm currently running natty but I think this is a compiz thing. If you middle-click (scrollwheel click) on maximize your program will maximize itself vertically only. If you right-click on maximize...
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    Re: Looking for a basic laptop for under $400

    http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu_list.php

    I use the above site for comparing CPUs. It boils everything down to one number...I'm sure there are flaws with it, but it's the best thing I've found. I...
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    Re: Looking for a basic laptop for under $400

    I ended up going with this one:...
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    Re: Looking for a basic laptop for under $400

    I'm actually looking to buy a laptop for a similar reason in the same price range.

    Bestbuy actually had a pretty good selection of laptops in the ~$400 range. They were either the amd...
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    Re: Old PC: replacing Win 98

    I would suggest windows 98 with the most recent version of internet explorer it will support :)

    I am only sort of kidding...I've installed many a "light" distro in my day and never found any as...
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    Re: Mythbunut and home server in same box???

    As others have stated, just create a samba share for your "file server". I would suggest installing the utility called "system-config-samba". It makes setting up your samba shares MUCH MUCH easier....
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    Re: Replacement IR Receiver for MCE Remote

    I am a big fan of the MCE remotes. Very easy to set up to work with mythbuntu. Unfortunately, they're getting harder to find. I would suggest ebay. A quick search turned up this result:...
  9. Re: Nothing on TV, nothing on YT, noting on FB, nothing on UF, what now?

    http://www.cinemassacre.com/category/avgn/

    -teet
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    [ubuntu] Re: No sound after suspend/hibernate

    I'm running ubuntu 10.04 lucid lynx.

    The mute all --> unmute thing works for me as well. Thanks for the tip!

    Now if I could just figure out how to automate that.

    -teet
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    Re: plans for media server

    In my opinion, if you want to setup a linux media server/pvr you should think of it more as a hobby rather than a way to get a cheap appliance. I've been messing with this stuff for several years...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Safely Remove Pulseaudio?

    Can you just redefine the shortcut key in System --> preferences --> keyboard shortcuts?

    -teet
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    Re: plans for media server

    I would just use regular old ubuntu and install things from there. I prefer gnome to xfce and many benchmarks have shown that using xfce doesn't really save any memory. For configuring the samba...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Safely Remove Pulseaudio?

    I did the steps outlined in this post: http://ubuntu-ky.ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=8284273&postcount=4
    and everything is working like I want it now.

    My major issue with pulse audio is...
  15. Re: Channel(/dev/video0)::Open(): Can't open video device, error "Permission denied"

    I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 lucid lynx. I ran into the same problem after I upgraded from 9.10. The workaround by lank23 seemed to fix it. To clarify the first step in his guide I simply ran

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    Any Intrepid users left?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8vxgjdCtQU

    :P

    By the way, Intrepid reaches end of life on April 30th!

    -teet
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    Re: Who should not use Ubuntu?? !!

    I would agree. I think ubuntu is great for the 2 extremes: people who know very little about computers and very advanced (non gaming) users. Assuming that it came preinstalled (or at least...
  18. Thread: Weird Website

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    Re: Weird Website

    I've seen this site before but I guess I never looked around. My theory is that the owner has a schizophrenic son 'Sean' who is into web design and wanted to help out by making a website. This is...
  19. Re: Getting USB IR blaster to work - and missing /dev/lirc1

    So I finally fixed my "problem".

    I'm using an antenna to pick up OTA signals and running it through a DTV converter box to my trusty-old PVR-150. I had manually entered in all my channels (had...
  20. Re: Getting USB IR blaster to work - and missing /dev/lirc1

    Are you using lucid?

    I am having a similar problem. I have a Windows MCE remote + IR blaster. Everything was working great in 9.04 but I haven't been able to get the IR blaster to work right in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rotate Cube with Mouse Scroll (Karmic)

    Wow thanks prince_sabin! This worked perfectly for me on lucid. I could have poked around in the compiz settings for weeks before stumbling across this.

    -teet
  22. Thread: AVGN fans?

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    Re: AVGN fans?

    AVGN is awesome. "Board James" and "You know whats bullsh!t" are also great. In fact, pretty much anything that James does is entertaining.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=843569

    -teet
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Duplicate blank recordings and permissions problems on mythbuntu 9.10

    Just as a followup, myth is working great now. No problems in the past week. The duplicate blank recordings and weird permissions problems were due to mythbackend being started both by the...
  24. Re: Would you buy ubuntu pre installed hardware from canonical

    Bad idea. The computers would be too expensive.

    Dell/HP can get away with it because they can reuse the same machines and just slap ubuntu on them instead of windows.

    Don't get me wrong, it...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Duplicate blank recordings and permissions problems on mythbuntu 9.10

    You know the funny thing is that I read your post and then I "accidentally" typed "ps aux" instead of "pa aux". I'm not really familiar with the ps aux command but I guess I've been hacking around...
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