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    Re: HOWTO: Install and use the latest FFmpeg and x264

    I'm trying to use a software package that depends on ffmpeg 0.5.1 or earlier.
    I'm unable to compile ffmpeg 0.5.1 with the latest x264, is there a version that is known to work with ffmpeg 0.5.1?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 and Tor

    DON'T DO THIS!!!! I had to completely regenerate my sources.list file from scratch (see the > above where should be >>?).
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    [ubuntu] Re: ffmpeg audio encoding problem

    Well I had previously tried many different bitrates, and 384kb was the one that had originally sounded bad with exact setting that had previously sounded fine.

    Nonetheless, that discussion is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ffmpeg audio encoding problem

    I just tried:


    /usr/local/bin/ffmpeg -i /fattie/stage/temp/61594d647d8572fafdc15781097a21.dts -acodec libfaac -ac 2 -ab 384kb -ar 48000 /fattie/stage/temp/61594d647d8572fafdc15781097a21.aac
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    [ubuntu] Re: ffmpeg audio encoding problem

    thanks for the response. I don't have the best hearing the world, either, but this is VERY noticeable. I suspect you are on to something, and I had no idea about that. It seems I'm already using...
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    [ubuntu] ffmpeg audio encoding problem

    I am experiencing an issue that is very difficult to narrow down.

    I had installed ffmpeg a while ago in Jaunty, before the ffmpeg team removed AAC support. When I upgraded to Karmic, I found AAC...
  7. [SOLVED] How to make Ubuntu, uShare and xBox 360 play nice - Take 2

    In reference to this article:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=632428

    If you want an easy way to schedule a refresh of the uShare database, add the following to your crontab:


    */2 *...
  8. Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    I keep getting "550 SSL/TLS required on the control channel" when trying to connect. I don't want ftp enabled, just sftp. I'm using FileZilla as my client, and I've tried all sorts of theories I've...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Need to boot an encrypted distro from USB

    http://www.linux.com/archive/feature/125625
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    Re: HowTo Achieve "Ubuntu-Desktop-Minimal"

    I think this is a great idea... far better, faster, more efficient to never install something in the first place than to go through removing unwanted packages IMHO. Doing the full install then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote Desktop at Login Screen

    So your work allows outbound VNC connections but not SSH? I'm guessing you are trying to use outbound port 80 for VNC and have your VNC server and your router setup to listen on port 80. Better...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remote Desktop at Startup/Login Screen

    Yes I would like that ability, too... to be able to take over the machine as-is...l the user at the box could see all the movements/commands. I could reboot and still access.

    Sure, SSH works...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Intrepid random freezes

    So it would appear that this is, in fact a hardware issue (at least in my case). Like I said, my mem, mobo, proc, and HDD's all were good. The one thing I never considered: power supply.

    It...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Intrepid random freezes

    I am having the same problem. I don't run Pidgin on this machine, but I do run the system 24x7.

    I've been going through this for several months. I first noticed it in Debian Etch, then Debian...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Rockbox utility

    Actually as I understand it, the ipod needs a tiny ext3 (or HFS+) partition to load the linux kernel. the install script should handle this, but this is kindof an old thread, so you've probably...
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    [ubuntu] Re: VNC on boot - User not found error

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    I just learned that Ubuntu doesn't use bash as the default shell. Who knew? I thought this whole time I was troubleshooting a VNC-specific issue! Changing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: VNC on boot - User not found error

    UPDATE:
    Just FYI, I'm currently remote over SSH, and just for giggles, I did:


    # su towlie
    $ vncserver

    and it appears to work fine. So really the only thing I have left is: how do I make it...
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    [ubuntu] VNC on boot - User not found error

    I followed instructions at the link below for multiple VNC sessions on bootup. This procedure worked fine in Debian Etch 4.0, and I just installed Ubuntu 8.10 for some other reasons, but I can't get...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Not Working

    Same problem here.

    Multiple WLAN's with different SSID's, encryption methods, etc.

    Worked fine when I first installed the Ibex rc, then I upgraded all packages and now it's broken. (I updated...
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