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    [SOLVED] Hootoo mini keyboard and power button

    I just bought one of these mini keyboards to go with my htpc, and it's been working well apart from the top-right key which has a padlock engraved on it. There are 3 mode switches next to it,...
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    Sticky: Re: Please post your Functional/Non Functional Hardware

    mobo and processor etc as per signature

    Worked out the box-

    1 x Hauppauge 2210
    1 x Hauppauge 2200
    GTS450 Nvidia
    MCE remote translated to Logitech i1000
    Logitech K800 wireless kb
    " M810...
  3. Thread: video editing

    by vidtek
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    Re: video editing

    Namaste-

    Have a really good look at the options for video in both your camera and smartphone.
    I had the same issue and found I could change the outputs on both to either .3gp or .mov files. ...
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    [kubuntu] Intermittent audio skip Mythtv.

    It's unlikely, but maybe someone has experienced this too. Watching live tv or any playback, (video, recorded programmes) I get a highly intermittent sound loss for a couple of seconds.
    While...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Home Media Set-Up Ideas

    Lee-

    Easiest way forward for you would be a cheapie pvr with dual HD tuners such as the AstoneMP-310DT
    It will save you a lot of grief and can be had for as little as $100.00. Whack a 2 tb hdd...
  6. Re: Ubuntu 12.04 - TV DVB tuner - SAA7134 - Specify card number - Help??

    Albury_boy

    Sorry taken so long to get back to you. The 7134 and 7164 are very similar, the steps required pretty much the same for both. I've been struggling with
    a 7164 card with issues as a...
  7. Re: Ubuntu 12.04 - TV DVB tuner - SAA7134 - Specify card number - Help??

    Albury_boy-

    I don't understand, you say you get nothing from the "dmesg | grep saa" but in your first post there is a full return from it???

    Don't forget, the Linux community is an all...
  8. Re: Ubuntu 12.04 - TV DVB tuner - SAA7134 - Specify card number - Help??

    Alburyboy-

    These cards are problematic, the best support comes from the driver which was written by Steven Toth for the Hauppauge branded tuners. Unfortunately there are literally hundreds of...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Canon Printer only works with USB cord attached

    Canon wireless can be trick, but do-able. If there is a driver already on the system, there will be a .ppd file. Locate it for your printer and use it in the cups interface (in browswer,...
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    [ubuntu] Mythbuntu Control Centre stuck on 0.23

    I have a secondary backend which running on Lucid connecting to a Mint Maya master backend.
    They are both running 0.25. I had to compile the Lucid box from scratch as the repositories for lucid...
  11. Thread: Kaffeine

    by vidtek
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kaffeine

    Jmore-

    I don't know what you mean by circles or tv icons, I only have tv icons, no circles, see screenshot.

    Tony
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    Sticky: Re: Please post your Functional/Non Functional Hardware

    Angrydog- I personally welcomed your original post as it sent me in a different direction and I bought the Noontec mini as a result of your post. Perhaps the newbie nav...is confused with the forum...
  13. Thread: Can't boot

    by vidtek
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot

    You're welcome, it's what open-source is all about.
    Tony
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    [ubuntu] Re: MCE Remotes not working with XBMC

    Ignisuti

    Let me know how you get on, interesting device.

    Tony
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install alongside video files?

    FuneralQueen (nice)

    Use gparted from a live cd to resize and move the present partitions.

    Be aware any partitioning tool carries the risk of total data loss.

    Create some free space - I...
  16. Thread: Can't boot

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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot

    Boppy-

    You've got the marching dots-you could try disabling the "quiet-splash" in the (once again from memory-hope I get it right-at work now with only windoze machines for company)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Should I install 64bit?

    Carter-

    Before you do the switch, check out 64-bit driver support for your hardware. If you are a linux newbie-it can be a real pain to install some hardware. Brother and Canon MFC printers were...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MCE Remotes not working with XBMC

    Ignisuti-

    I tried this a week ago and got nowhere. ir-keytable -t showed no output at all. I'm using Quantal Q, so maybe they broke it even further on this beta release, maybe you could have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MCE Remotes not working with XBMC

    Ignisuti--No easy fix, I've been struggling for a loooong looong time with this.

    My post here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2011848
    Tony
  20. Thread: Can't boot

    by vidtek
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't boot

    Boppy- No-one seems to be assisting you with this, so I'll stick my 5 eggs in. Have you tried update-grub? It may be as simple as running this. You will have to do it from a live cd/dvd and a...
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    [all variants] >2.6 kernels and remote lirc problems

    I thought I'd post a new thread for this issue. There are many people who are struggling to make the standard Microsoft remotes work correctly with later kernels. I have been scratching around the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Configuring LIRC on Ubuntu 12.04

    Miguel

    Lirc has been subsumed into the kernel, it breaks much more than it fixes. I've been struggling with this for a couple of weeks and just keep going round in circles. My biggest problem is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: A couple of login screen questions

    Just a thought-

    If a web browser is all you need why not use it in kiosk mode?

    I saw a how-to somewhere.......

    Tony.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Looking for an expert with video cards and drivers

    Mscout-

    Firstly, there is no such thing as an expert. I know this because I've lived with technology after being a tv engineer for over 45 years.
    Some people just know a bit more in some areas...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blank red screen after install.

    Papazulu-

    Steady on son, you say the reason for you installing is to get the more native environment.

    You are moving from a rigid closed system such Microsoft O/S's, where manufacturers are...
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