LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Blogs
User Name
Password

Notices

Old

The much maligned CLI.

Posted 03-17-2009 at 10:33 AM by rich_c

I'm sure we've all seen comments in 'Is Linux ready for the desktop' type articles complaining about the command line... Of course, in reality, most current distros don't require users to go anywhere near the command line for pretty much any reason.

However... It deserves better than the comments that imply that if you have to use the command line then Linux is doomed. It is an extremely useful and powerful tool! If you want to go beyond the everyday tasks of most users, or even...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 694 Comments 0 rich_c is offline
Old

Apple ipod nano

Posted 03-17-2009 at 04:23 AM by ussromantics

Okay, here's my first blog post. I have a new apple ipod nano, i'm completely new to ipods. Also, I'm completely new to linux. I don't know what it means to mount an ipod, for example. I'm using rhythmbox, but i've also got gtkpod.
Anyway, it's driving me crazy. i've downloaded Amarok, but I'm trying to work out how to get music from a cd onto the ipod, but no luck. i've managed to get the names of some songs showing up on the ipod but they don't play. all i've managed to get on there is...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 509 Comments 0 ussromantics is offline
Old

Linux Desktop Weather Radar Application

Posted 03-16-2009 at 04:37 PM by raconteur (raconteur's rotunda)

As many of you know, I'm the creator and maintainer of StormPredator, a Windows desktop weather radar application (but I didn't choose the name!).

There are some Linux weather radar apps, but none that I've found that have the same sort of magic combination of ease-of-use and depth of features that some of their Windows counterparts enjoy.

With that in mind, I'm launching an open-source project to create a Linux desktop weather radar display application.
My plan...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 10223 Comments 3 raconteur is offline
Old

Sound Solutions for Ubuntu Hardy,Intrepid and Jaunty Users

Posted 03-16-2009 at 03:15 AM by sridhar11

If you have just upgraded to or installed Hardy or Intrepid or Jaunty and you have some sound somewhere, but not everywhere for everything, this is a fast way to get all the missing stuff you need and give you some tools to figure out what is going on. If you hear the startup sound but nothing else, or if some applications work and others donít, this is for you. If you have no sound at all, there is a link at the end of this post for more extensive troubleshooting help but you should try this...
Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1423 Comments 0 sridhar11 is offline
Old

Really quiet sound in Linux!

Posted 03-15-2009 at 06:28 PM by shamimkhaliq

Quote:
Originally Posted by MasterC View Post
Or if you are in Gnome or KDE (either one) you can open a Xterm and type:
aumix OR
gmix OR
kmix
Any one of these will open a for you to "slide" your volume up and down.
thank you so much. that solved my problem too. (where's the thank you button?)
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 589 Comments 0 shamimkhaliq is offline

  



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:45 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement

Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration