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I'm not very good with video

Posted 04-10-2009 at 08:35 AM by uinseann

It's true Im' afraid! I find video and audio formats confusing? Then you've got all these codecs to install to "Transcode". Why can't things be made simpler to understand? or is it just my brain starting to go soft, early.

I recorded part of a program last night using my Geniatech dvb stick through Kaffeine! The quality was very good, the sound seemed to be down but that could just be the signal strength I suppose. I closed Kaffeine and navigated to the file I had just made....
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ntop in openSUSE to probe & monitor Network Traffic

Posted 04-10-2009 at 02:12 AM by rbkumaran

ntop is a free opensource network traffic probe that shows the network usage. ntop is based on libpcap and can run on Linux/Unix and Windows operating system. ntop provides a very easy to use a web access to navigate through ntop traffic information and get a dump of the network status.Read More
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Laptop Locating resource

Posted 04-09-2009 at 07:40 AM by farslayer
Updated 05-09-2009 at 09:21 AM by farslayer

The Linux Laptop Sites are a great resource for finding out what works and what doesn't on a particular model of laptop.

Look at what laptops manufacturers are selling with Linux.. If a manufacturer is selling or certifying a particular model, odds are it will work well with whatever distribution of Linux you wish to install on it.

Dell Linux Laptops...
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MP4 videos don't play in Mandriva 2009 free

Posted 04-09-2009 at 01:55 AM by mcvasant

I've copied MPlayer essential codecs in /usr/lib/codecs as well as in /usr/local/lib/codecs.
Even then MPlayer can't play MP4 videos.

How can I fix this?
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What is "Segmentation Fault" ?

Posted 04-09-2009 at 01:47 AM by mcvasant
Updated 04-09-2009 at 01:52 AM by mcvasant

When I play "vlc" from command prompt in Mandriva 2009 Free, I mean

localhost$ vlc

I get a message that it cannot be played and there's some Segmentation Fault and that I should try "cvlc".
And it works with cvlc.

What is the difference in vlc and cvlc?
And what is meant by Segmentation Fault?
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