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  1. [ubuntu] Sharing Music via Internet (Just one to one)

    Folks,

    I have a Raspberry Pi running a media server (minidlna) on my network, I am able to view or listen to media on my Ubuntu laptop, TV or Android device.

    I'd like to be able to share the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: VLC - Playing networked media

    DannyBoy, you might have an opinion on this; your reply has been most useful but what I was actually aiming for was to allow a friend to VPN to my computer then share my playlists.

    Now she...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Simple Task - Difficult

    Thank you but I am baffled, why did my attempt at cue2toc fail but both together are successful?

    Geffers
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    [ubuntu] Simple Task - Difficult

    Gee, for some reason a simple task of producing a CD image is proving difficult.

    Brasero, doesn't seem to give me an .iso option, only .toc but on selecting that it tells me I must install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: VLC - Playing networked media

    Thanks DannyBoy, that seems to have sorted it.

    It seems I have VLC media player 2.0.5 Twoflower, strangely the 'view' option just seems to show or hide the window without a tick on the menu...
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    [ubuntu] VLC - Playing networked media

    All my searches seem to explain how to use VLC to stream media but now how to play networked media files.

    I have minidlna running on a small stand alone Raspberry Pi, all my media clients see and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an SSH Command going.

    A more in depth search suggested tmux is better than screen, thanks for pointer though, it pushed me in the right direction.

    Geffers
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    [ubuntu] Re: Keeping an SSH Command going.

    Solved, used tmux.

    Geffers
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    [ubuntu] Keeping an SSH Command going.

    I have a Raspberry Pi set up for background tasks, one of which is to upload files to dropbox via command line scripts.

    I can easily start this by ssh but would like this to continue when I close...
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    [ubuntu] User Groups Nightmare

    I have three computers on a network running Ubuntu.

    I want to run my Raspberry Pi as part of the network but without monitor. I just want it to serve some media and upload files to dropbox.
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    [ubuntu] Samba - Driving me Mad

    I have samba working fine on a home network.

    Wanted to add my Raspberry Pi to the network so, for test purposes added a VERY SIMPLE config file as shown;



    [global]
    workgroup = FAIRMEAD ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video file size comparison.

    Thanks, I'll try and get him to send me that info; thanks for the advice.

    I'll post it when I receive it from him.

    Geffers
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    [ubuntu] Video file size comparison.

    Folks,

    Enquiry for a friend, he has recorded two programs; one is over DOUBLE the file size but checking ffmpeg output not sure why so much bigger.

    The bigger file is a little longer in...
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    [ubuntu] Samba can be a PAIN

    Why can samab be such a pain.

    I want to share some of my laptop files over my local network with my Nexus.

    I have allowed guest, read'write to anybody but it fails telling me there are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting to an SD card

    All I want is the system to run from the SD card, it doesn't necessarily have to boot directly to it.

    I recall some years back I had an old computer that could only boot to HD or CD/DVD.

    There...
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    [ubuntu] Booting to an SD card

    I have an older Acer AspireOne notebook with an SSD installed.

    The original SSDs were not very good and despite reinstalls the computer is slow and freezes temporarily on numerous occasions.

    It...
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    [ubuntu] Panel Items Disappeared

    I still prefer Gnome/classic desktop rather than the default Unity.

    For some obscure reason all items disappeared from the Panel.

    If I boot into Unity they are all there on the panel but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting to different /

    It runs OK booting to a complete system on a USB drive so I know how that performs, I wanted to try it to an SD card as the fit is neater.

    Geffers
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    [ubuntu] Re: Video - Processor runs hot

    :D love that solution, turn the sound up and I wont hear the fan either.

    Geffers
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    [ubuntu] Re: cannot print since updating to 12.04

    Same here, mine is now working, I didn't do anything to fix it.

    Perhaps it got the hump as I logged on to Vista to print a couple of letters ;)

    Geffers
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    [ubuntu] Booting to different /

    Can I boot to a different / mount point at start up.

    I want to test out an older Acer Aspire ONE that has an apparently slow SSD.

    It does seem quicker when I run from a USB stick, I'd like to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: won't recognize SD card

    Try plugging it in and rebooting computer.

    Geffers
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    [ubuntu] Video - Processor runs hot

    I am running 12.04 on a laptop with an Athlone x2 processor.

    If I run a video using a live stream the fan is on most of the time, psensor shows at least one cpu at 100c with the other one hot...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't login to Desktop

    Thanks very much, that worked.

    Geffers
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    [ubuntu] Can't login to Desktop

    Strange, this morning I seem unable to use the boot up user window to login.

    I enter my password, screen goes blank, see a few commands which show too briefly to read then I get the user login...
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