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    [SOLVED] Re: giPlayer working again

    John,

    Hi, thanks for the extra information. I tested it with Chromium 43 and it works on my machine. The firefox add-on works totally differently to the Chromium one.

    The only thing I can think...
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    [SOLVED] Re: giPlayer working again

    Hi John,

    I've tried a fresh install on Ubuntu 14.10 with MATE desktop and had no problems.

    Can you run giPlayer without using the Chromium extension? If you are using the standard Ubuntu...
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    [SOLVED] Re: giPlayer working again

    Hello UK users,

    The giPlayer project on SourceForge had been closed for a few months because the BBC changed its search feeds, which stopped get_iplayer from working, which giPlayer requires.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: giPlayer working again

    No just the programme title I'm afraid.
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    [SOLVED] Re: giPlayer working again

    Yes giPlayer is a very straightforward simple GUI for get_iplayer. There are many features such as info that get_iplayer can do that giPlayer can't.

    However, you can search for a programme in...
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    [SOLVED] giPlayer working again

    Hello,

    For people who would like to use giPlayer (a GUI wrapper for get_iplayer - to download BBC tv and radio programmes in the UK), I've got it working for Ubuntu 14.04.

    This distro doesn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: giPlayer : a wrapper for get_iplayer

    Hi John,

    Sorry to hear your version of giPlayer isn't working. That is a very unusual problem that I've not heard before.

    Clearly it was working when I programmed it and it is currently...
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    [ubuntu] Banshee Cover Art

    Hello,

    I've written a python script to download cover art to be displayed in Banshee for each of your albums in your music directory.

    The script and instructions in a readme.pdf can be...
  9. Thread: gedit IDE hack

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    gedit IDE hack

    Hi,

    Recently I decided to review which IDE I wished to use. I prefer lightweights IDE with plugins and so my choice ended up between Geany (which I have been using for a couple of years) and Gedit...
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    gAddressBookTool

    Hi,

    Hope this is the correct/best subforum.

    Thought I'd mention an open source project I've just published called gAddressBookTool.

    The deb package can be downloaded here:...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Creating a DEB that installs a python App into the Applications Menu

    I've written a couple of projects in python and created deb installers for them.

    In short you need a small text config file in /usr/share/applications called $name.desktop ($name being whatever is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: giPlayer : a wrapper for get_iplayer

    Glad it is working for you now.

    As for your previous downloads the simple answer is renaming alone won't work. However you can easily convert the flv downloaded file to whatever it is containing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: giPlayer : a wrapper for get_iplayer

    Hi fullofhope,

    When a radio (or tv) file is downloaded it will take the form nameofprogram.partial.fff.flv, where fff is the format. This is usually "aac" for radio or "mp4" for tv.

    When the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: giPlayer : a wrapper for get_iplayer

    Thanks for the positive feedback. :D
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    [ubuntu] Re: giPlayer : a wrapper for get_iplayer

    Thanks Martin.

    I may consider making that change in a later version.

    Funnily enough the application was only designed to download one program at a time and the ability to search and download...
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    [ubuntu] Re: giPlayer : a wrapper for get_iplayer

    OK. I think I have fixed the dependency bug with version 0.31beta.

    Thanks for flagging it and if possible let me know if it works for you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: giPlayer : a wrapper for get_iplayer

    Thanks for letting me know. I will try and have a look at that over Xmas.
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    [ubuntu] Re: giPlayer : a wrapper for get_iplayer

    That's great! :D
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    [ubuntu] giPlayer : a wrapper for get_iplayer

    Hi I've written a little python/gtk GUI wrapper for get_iplayer (the command line utility to download BBC programmes).

    If anybody would like to try the beta version, I have created a deb package...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    OK, I am definitely running BIOS 1.24.

    I have just run a little piece of code from here:

    http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Enable_VT-X_on_Mac_Pro_%28Early_2008%29

    and it is telling me that VT-X...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    Can anyone confirm that the official Acer BIOS from 1.20 onwards enable hardware virtualization?

    I have tried BIOS 1.20 and 1.24 and don't seem to be getting hardware virtualization at all.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    Here is my original post, it worked for me. I think the fan permanently spins from 1.20 onwards so 1.17 seems to be the best.

    I think the only extra thing you get with 1.24 is hardware accelerated...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Acer Aspire 3810t Timeline fan always spinning

    Which BIOS version do you have? If it is 1.20 or higher it seems to keep the fan spinning.

    I reverted back to 1.17.

    See the main 3810t thread for details.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    I have a 3410 so I don't know if there is any difference to the 3810 but when I flashed 1.24, there was no saving in power and the fan was spinning permanently on battery.

    I reverted to 1.17 and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    That is OK Miegiel, I really appreciate that you posted the instructions needed to add to grub, so we didn't have to trawl through the bug report.
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