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  1. [kubuntu] Xubuntu 12.10 No Install Video: Intel DN2800MT: gma500_gfx

    I downloaded xubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso and the md5sum checks. Whether I install from a cd or flash drive I get a black screen and am not able to do anything. The motherboard is an Intel...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Succesfully installed Logitech Harmony software, but can't find remote

    Using posts 1 and 135 of http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=781059, I set up Concordance for my Harmony 550 and then used the Harmony website to set up my tv, dvd player and pc. The control...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Looking for random slideshow capability,...

    Two features of Mirage (available through Synaptic) I like are that it is lightweight and randomize slideshow can be set as a preference. However, you do not need a terminal to copy the above script...
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    [ubuntu] Multi Folder Slideshow?

    An image slideshow displays all images in a folder. How do I create a slideshow that spans multiple folders?
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    [all variants] ADSL Reconnect Daemon?

    I have an adsl internet connection that works great, sometimes. When it does not, a hard modem reboot sometimes brings the connection back. I observe that the modem configuration page at...
  6. Thread: Intel or AMD?

    by dealcorn
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    Poll: Re: Intel or AMD?

    My bias clearly favors Intel but the choices offered by a competitive marketplace are good. I just ordered a box that will host a bit torrent daemon and act as boot server for a disk less...
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    Re: General MoBlock thread

    After I was unable to get application specific whitelist option 1 or 2 above to work, I simplified by blacklisting a local google site (64.233.189.104) and retried with the google site address, also...
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    Re: General MoBlock thread

    I am trying to obtain jaunty clarification of the Howto comment that most kernels do not permit whitelist traffic per application. My goal is to block transmission from a specific site but permit...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Application Specific Blocklist

    Never-mind: MoBlock provides this functionality according to the Community Documentation.
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    [ubuntu] Application Specific Blocklist

    I use transmission except for one site that prefers deluge. Each application maintains a blocklist in separate folders. Is there a way to add the one site to the transmission blocklist but not to...
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    [ubuntu] TV Card Breaks alsa-mixer

    My TV card appears to break alsa-mixer with the log message:

    "pulseaudio[1591]: alsa-mixer.c: Unable to load mixer: Invalid argument"

    The sound card and TV card are:


    :~$ lspci -vnn
    ...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: saa7134 Philips Chip TV Tuner Card, No Sound.

    I can not use the command

    sox -c 2 -s -w -r 32000 -t ossdsp /dev/dsp2 -t ossdsp -w -r 32000 /dev/dsp &
    because "-w" is an invalid option. What is "-w"? I do not see it listed in the manual page.
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    Re: HOWTO: PulseAudio Fixes & System-Wide Equalizer Support

    I can not complete HOWTO Part A: Step 5 after a clean install of karmic- AMD64 followed by updates. The issue relates to saa7134 configuration?


    ~$ aplay -l
    **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware...
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    [all variants] Re: ENLTV-FM rev 3.0 (saa7130, saa7134)

    In 9.10, the card=106 (or 107), tuner=61 (or 69) parameters also permit Encore ENLTV-3 to scan channels up to 65. With the benefit of these parameters and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: TV Card: Kernel Upgrade solution?

    Immense thanks. The kernel upgrade worked perfectly.

    As an unrelated follow up, the Chronos Video Shuttle appears to remain unsupported. README.saa7134 refers to: ...
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    [ubuntu] TV Card: Kernel Upgrade solution?

    Karmic ( kernel 2.6.31) does not support my TV card:


    ~$ lspci -vnn

    Multimedia controller [0480]: Philips Semiconductors SAA7131/SAA7133/SAA7135 Video Broadcast Decoder [1131:7133]
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Sabrent TV Tuner SAA7134/7130

    This is a wonderful post, but what is the procedure to unload modules saa7134_alsa and saa_7134? I do not have kmix installed but the modprobe -vr commands do not work as the modules are in use. ...
  18. Thread: Want XBMC TVO

    by dealcorn
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    [ubuntu] Re: Want XBMC TVO

    Your primary issue is knowledge, not hardware. Presumably, when you say TVO you mean TIVO, a specific brand commercial DVR (aka PVR) which can be purchased if it satisfies your requirements. Wiki...
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    Re: Hauppauge HVR 1600 remote control?

    When I run the command make in step 2, I get the error:

    dea@e5300:~/v4l-dvb$ make
    make -C /home/dea/v4l-dvb/v4l
    make[1]: Entering directory `/home/dea/v4l-dvb/v4l'
    creating symbolic links......
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    [mythbuntu] Re: HVR 1600 Remote problems

    Start here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1043882.
  21. Re: How To: Get Better search results on ubuntu forums

    By default, search returns threads with any of the search terms. Is it possible to return only threads will all search terms?
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    Re: HOWTO: Send and Receive Hotmail through Evolution

    It would be most helpful if this thread could be preceded by a highlighted comment saying:

    This thread is obsolete and completely dysfunctional. The thread is obsolete because Evolution now...
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    [ubuntu] G41 and Jaunty Kernel Version

    Kernel version 2.6.29 added agp-intel which provides support for Intel's G41 chipset. So it makes sense to me that I had to run:
    sudo aptitude safe-upgrade
    before jaunty (kernel version 2.6.28)...
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    [all variants] Re: Mencoder -chapter Workaround?

    Once I realized I wanted data from VIDEO_TS.IFO, I realized:

    5300:~$ lsdvd
    libdvdread: Using libdvdcss version 1.2.10 for DVD access
    Disc Title:
    Title: 01, Length: 06:18:49.320 Chapters: 40,...
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    [all variants] Mencoder -chapter Workaround?

    The code:

    mencoder dvd://1 -chapter 1-40 -o out.avi -oac copy -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4 -vf spp,scale -stereo 2

    works if a dvd has 40 chapters but either fails or loses chapters if the...
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