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Installing wine synaptic

Posted 12-25-2008 at 11:37 AM by shiv_meg

Dear Friend this is what i get

root@Home:~# sudo apt-get install wine
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package wine is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

Please guide me
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virtualbox & dual boot

Posted 12-24-2008 at 05:41 AM by lauriej

I've been using Virtualbox successfully for about 6 months, but recently encountered a problem after upgrading to version 2.1 (not the OSE version) and so I'll pass on this info so other newer Linux users like myself don't get caught.
I have a Suse Linux/Windows XP dual boot 64 bit system with Suse as the primary boot & had booted into windows before upgrading Virtualbox in Suse, just to be sure everything was OK before the upgrade.
After ver 2.1 was installed My wife wanted to...
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It's in the Air.

Posted 12-23-2008 at 07:42 PM by Hitboxx


I just tried Adobe's put-the-web-on-your-desktop thing called Air and it's pretty neat. It is similar to those widgets, gadgets,..etc but on a grandeur scale. Though still in the infancy as far as application availability is concerned, nonetheless it is a neat platform and it works.

I downloaded it from the site, installed it on my Fedora, browsed (from Firefox) through the application listings at their site, and saved the ones I wanted to my /home. Then used...
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Virtual machines

Posted 12-23-2008 at 03:17 PM by jozik

Well, that was easy: installed Virtualbox (using synaptic) and made a couple of virtual machines: Debian and WindowsXP. It's really simple, just don't forget to make a virtual disk and to mount de CD/DVD-drive or ISO-image with the installation disk(-image). Funny thing is that I get the impression that the virtual machines are faster then the 'normal' ones, at least in powering up. I'm curious to hear if you have the same impression.
I'll use the virtual Debian machine for my LPI training,...
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Mythtv Part II

Posted 12-22-2008 at 11:04 AM by jkzfixme
Updated 12-22-2008 at 08:57 PM by jkzfixme

So after a fresh install of ubuntu studio I was rocking and rolling. I decided that since I had no luck with packages I would compile myself and it worked great.

First thing you need to do is install all the pre-requisite goodies

sudo apt-get install build-essential liblircclient-dev libasound2-dev libdts-dev libdvdnav-dev libxv-dev libxxf86vm-dev transcode libmp3lame-dev subversion qt4-dev-tools libqt4-dev libsamplerate0 libxvidcore4 liba52-0.7.4-dev libfame-dev
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