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    [all variants] Ubuntu, SAMBA, XBox with XBMC

    Hey everyone,

    I have been trying to get a nightmare setup working and I think I have. I'll explain myself a bit but I am only going to add the last step that got it working because there are other...
  2. Re: HOWTO: Change Metacity/Twinview window placement behavior [Dapper, Edgy]

    I still really want to use metacity because compiz has major stuttering problems when scrolling and it's a resource hog to begin with.

    Unfortunately, this patch doesn't work with metacity 2.22 . I...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Trying to figure DeVeDe out again!!!!

    Yeah, I noticed that by default, PAL options are set for the video and menu options. You need to change those to NTSC (north american encoding). If you don't have a DVD player that plays all regions,...
  4. Thread: SPDIF in Hardy

    by Clappy
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    [ubuntu] Re: SPDIF in Hardy

    I just did an upgrade that killed my sound (after restart) and I had just gone through 3 days of troubleshooting it. I just killed pulseaudio


    pulseaudio -kk

    and immediately my sound was...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: HOWTO: functional eye-candy with Avant-Window-Navigator

    reacocard, you are a genius. I just finished doing this and was going to post the workaround in the thread but you beat me to it!

    Thanks so much, have a great day!
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    [other] Re: VLC fullscreen issues on TV

    Well, I solved it by using X11 under preferences, video output in VLC.
  7. [ubuntu] Re: HOWTO: functional eye-candy with Avant-Window-Navigator

    Hi, thanks for making such a cool app! I have one issue, and that is it opens on the wrong display and I can't find an option to change this.

    here are some of my specs, I'm not sure what's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia Restricted drivers PROBLEM!!!!

    Shouldn't this thread be flagged as solved? It seems like everyone who had the problem has it fixed with Starcannon's post.
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Remove Ubuntu and use the partiton for XP extra storage

    Oops, sorry I shouldn't have suggested you use partition magic before fixing your windows boot records. Do that first, and you'll need an XP CD to do it.
  10. [all variants] [SOLVED] Windows finally open on the correct screen! Yay!

    I am running Ubuntu 8.04, with an Nvidia card, running twinview with a Samsung 226BW on my right and a TV on my left.

    My problem was that programs would open on my TV instead of the monitor. I...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Remove Ubuntu and use the partiton for XP extra storage

    Partition Magic is what I always use when I want to resize partitions. It's awesome and will definitely do what you want it to do. You'll have to perform the action in Windows, then reboot and it...
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    [all variants] Re: Arg! I broke spdif again :(

    Nevermind, the problem was that my optical cable came loose. Let this be a lesson kids, check the basics before you start messing with things you don't fully understand and having to reinstall Ubuntu...
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    [all variants] [SOLVED] Arg! I broke spdif again :(

    Howdy gang,

    Well, I couldn't leave well enough alone. I finally got spdif working by adding this to my .asoundrc:

    pcm.!default {
    type spdif
    card 0
    device 0
    }
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    [other] Re: VLC fullscreen issues on TV

    Thanks for replying. Well, I wanted to use VLC because it's what I used on windows and I quite like it. Here's something else I figured out.

    If I change the value of this line in my ~/.vlc/vlcrc...
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    Re: Comprehensive Sound Problem Solutions Guide

    Just wanted to reply to put on record how I was able to get my SPDIF working. This is assuming you are getting light coming out from the SPDIF port (which means the drivers are actually working)

    I...
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    [all variants] Flash, Youtube, Fullscreen and White Bars

    I'm having more fullscreen troubles. Certain websites with flash videos such as youtube.com, when fullscreened, they remain small with white bars on the top and bottom filling the rest of the screen....
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    [other] Re: VLC fullscreen issues on TV

    I noticed another behaviour when I try to fullscreen on the TV. It does work for a split second and then shrinks into the upper left corner (using about 1/4 of the screen, the rest black)

    I...
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    [other] [SOLVED] VLC fullscreen issues on TV

    Howdy folks! I finally got sick of Windows and decided to install Ubuntu. This isn't my first foray into Linux (used to work as a webserver administrator) but my X/gnome/drivers/compiling skills are...
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