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Getting LinDVD (beta) to work with Mandriva 2007.1 (Spring) Free download edition

Posted 07-19-2007 at 01:30 PM by ernie

I use Mandriva Linux 2007.1 (Spring) Free download edition here running on what is now getting to be an older system (ABIT KX7-333 MB, AMD Athlon 1800+ CPU, 512 MB DDR RAM). I have an ATAPI CD-ROM drive connected to my secondary IDE bus and configured as the Master device. Mnadriva Linux identifies the CD-ROM as /dev/hdc. It is mounted at /media/cdrom. I also have an ATAPI DVD burner connected to my secondary IDE bus and configured as the Slave device. Mandriva Linux identifies the DVD burner as...
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Setup Maxemum TV-Guide in Ubuntu

Posted 07-17-2007 at 04:56 AM by sridhar11

Maxemum TV-Guide is a KDE TV-guide. It is developed in C++, based on QT/KDE and uses XMLTV as itís back end to grab listings. At present there are backends grabbing TV listings for Australia, Belgium and Luxemburg, Brazil, Britain and Ireland, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary and Romania, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, North America, Norway, Portugal, Reunion Island (France), South Africa, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

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Ubuntu Studio Screenshots Tour

Posted 07-17-2007 at 04:55 AM by sridhar11

Ubuntu Studio is a multimedia editing/creation flavour of Ubuntu. Itís built for the GNU/Linux audio, video, and graphic enthusiast or professional.Ubuntu Studio is an unofficial derivative of the Ubuntu open source operating system, based on Ubuntu, which is explicitly geared to general multimedia production.

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SaX2 rpm install returns: cpio: mkdir failed - Permission denied

Posted 07-16-2007 at 03:19 AM by Lunochod

Hi there,

I'm trying to install SaX2 on SuSe 9.0:

logged in as root I run the following cmd:

rpm -i sax2-4.7-590.i586.rpm

and get the message:

error: unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/share/locale/sv/LC_MESSAGES/;46628357: cpio: mkdir failed - Permission denied

Does anyone know a solution ?
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First Kernel Compilation.

Posted 07-15-2007 at 06:20 PM by hacker supreme

Changed my Debian Etch box from 2.6.18-386 (or whatever it was...) to:
'2.6.22-custom'. :p

It wasn't as bad as I thought. At first I thought I'd broke something, because the kernel source kept complaining about me not having qt3 development... something or other installed.
When I downloaded the kernel source from and used the nCurses method of tweaking the settings it worked fine.

I'm not altogether sure about how long it took, I just set it...
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