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Setting up an analog Joystick with SB Live! Gameport in Mandriva 2007.0

Posted 01-23-2007 at 02:14 PM by ernie

I have an SB Live! sound card which includes a MIDI / Game port. A generic analog joystick is connected to the game port. I run Mandriva 2007.0 (Official), although the following procedure should work for any distribution with a 2.6 kernel. I calibrated the joystick with KDE's joystick component (KCC / Peripherals / Joystick).
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My first step was to identify the module needed for my game port. I opened MCC / Hardware / Look at and Configure the Hardware - Game Port...
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So Much for Ubuntu

Posted 01-23-2007 at 12:30 PM by Oblivia

Well - that was kinda disappointing. I got loads of good advice about how to install new stuff onto an Ubuntu system (thanks to one and all!) but none of it seemed to work for me: the 'alien' program wasn't there so I burned a CD with the right Ubuntu package ("Edgy"?). I played around with the Package Manager thing and was able to read the CD from it. When I tried to install all the things I wanted, it complained that I wasn't connected to the Internet! Why did I go through all the...
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The Problem With PHP Application Security

Posted 01-22-2007 at 06:35 PM by unSpawn

One of the topics sadly not exhausted. Please chip in if you want to discuss this in a meaningful way: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?p=2598001.
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Where is the XFCE 4.4 welcoming party?

Posted 01-22-2007 at 11:02 AM by hrp2171

Wow, I must say that for a major update/upgrade, XFCE 4.4 has not really gotten that much fanfare in the forums. Maybe is because most people were downloading CVS versions up to the final code and are not all that impressed. Myself I like to wait for the final code to be released. I'm very excited about the new features in XFCE 4.4. Now I just need the *buntu keepers for make the 4.4 version available in the repositories.
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Backup and Restore Linux Partitions Using Partimage

Posted 01-22-2007 at 04:33 AM by sridhar11

VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software.

<a href="http://www.ubuntugeek.com/create-and-manage-virtual-machines-using-virtualbox.html">Full Story</a>
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