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BBC radio on Linux without iPlayer

Posted 04-03-2010 at 06:41 AM by richardash1981

Whilst there was a lot of self-congratulation that using Adobe Flash to deliver the BBC iplayer meant it was accessible to Linux users, the reality has been rather more troublesome. Adobe Flash is of course a closed-source binary application which is only available for x86 and x86_64 versions of Linux. There have been multiple security issues with Flash in the past and it does not work reliably for many users. It is not well optimised and does not take advantage of hardware acceleration for graphics....
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Password Reset

Posted 12-03-2005 at 11:13 AM by comprookie2000

Wow I have my own blog. I had to reset my password to log in.I wish the would have just left things alone but hope I am wrong.
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Are you a Linux Newbie? Fell off the Windows Ship Without a Paddle?

Posted 01-12-2006 at 05:05 AM by carl0ski

i just thought i'd make a quick list to aid in quickly understanding and feeling comfortable using Linux.
Since my favourite Distro is Mandriva , and i find it quite easy to learn.
I recommend it.


Recommended Software

KDE equivilent to the icons and Startbar in Windows.

Konquerer Equivilant to Internet Explorer both can be used to browse the web and manage files on your Hardrive. Even rips audio CDs 'audiocd://'.
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Mass File Renamer: Changing Cases(Upper/Lower)

Posted 09-13-2008 at 09:50 PM by ghostdog74

Code:
#!/bin/bash
## Change file names into uppper/lower case, or by position.
NO_ARGS=0 
E_OPTERROR=65
DEBUG=0
UPPER=0
FNAME="f"
maxdepth=1
directory=`pwd`
set -o noglob
#---- Functions ------------#

usage() {
 printf "Usage: `basename $0` [-D directory] [-M depth] [-U ] [-p pattern] [-c position ][-d] [-X] [filename(s)]\n"
 cat << EOF
        -D : starting directory.
...
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Ubuntu scp stall resolved

Posted 09-24-2008 at 06:34 AM by Vermind

I had been troubled for long by my Ubuntu server not uploading files with scp or rsync properly. The transfers would hang at a little bit over 2MB, and never proceed from there. I asked on the Ubuntu forums about this, and yesterday received a fix suggestion that worked for me. The fix entails adding lines to /etc/sysctl.conf that change the default net and IPv4 behaviour, like so:

Code:
net.core.rmem_default = 524288
net.core.rmem_max = 524288
net.core.wmem_default
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