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How To Install Xiphos on Debian

Posted 02-28-2018 at 12:23 AM by Ztcoracat

Hi:

First go to Xiphos.org and download the src pkg, tar.gz.
http://xiphos.org/download/

Now the install file says to go to Git Hub to download Xiphos but that link didn't work for me so I downloaded the tar.gz and had to compile from src.

cd to the directory where you have xiphos and run the first cmd in the install file.
Code:
$ sudo apt-get install cpp intltool libdbus-glib-1-dev libwebkitgtk-3.0-dev libxml2-dev libgsf-1-dev libgconfmm-2.6-dev
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How to get Amarok working in Slackware 14.2

Posted 12-18-2017 at 05:05 AM by Ztcoracat

Hi:

After a fresh installation of Slackware I wanted to hear my music and Amarok just didn't want to play nice.

After a few searches I found that you need some plugins in order for Amarok to play mp3 and mp4 files.

You will need to install gst-plugins bad, gst-plugins-ugly and gst-libav.
They are easily found in the SlackBuilds repo.

https://slackbuilds.org/result/?sear...lugins&sv=14.2

https://slackbuilds.org/result/?search=libav&sv=14.2...
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Removing a PPA From Ubuntu

Posted 12-09-2017 at 03:15 PM by Ztcoracat

I have consistently gotten this message with Ubuntu and other Ubuntu based distro's....

Code:
Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored or old ones used instead
Generally the way to remove that PPA is to go to Software Sources and rm the conflicting ppa's. However I wasn't able to do that with Voyager Linux (built on Ubuntu and Xubuntu)

Instead I had to use the command line to rm that annoying cairo-dock-team/ppa/ubuntu xenial main.
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How To Make Elementary OS Loki and other Ubuntu Systems Boot Faster

Posted 11-29-2017 at 12:32 AM by Ztcoracat

If your Elementary OS Loki or other Ubuntu based system (16.04) is taking a long time to boot up all you need to do is change the seconds of the DefaultTimeoutStart.

BEFORE hand cp the sudo cp /etc/systemd/system.conf /etc/systemd/system.conf.bak to make a back up.

To do so edit the /etc/systemd/system.conf with your favorite text editor with elevated privileges.

Move to the two lines in the file that say:
Code:
#DefaultTimeoutStartSec=90s
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How To Fix The UID Issue

Posted 05-12-2017 at 12:22 AM by Ztcoracat

There's nothing more irritating than not being able to mount your other drives while your booted into your favorite distro.

This has happened twice on my Linux systems and thanks to our Guru suicidaleggroll there is a way to fix it.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...es-4175574907/

I'll use my 3 systems as an example.

I've got Slackware, Voyager Linux and Gecko Linux...
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