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Making Real-Time Audio with Linux v0.3 part 1

Posted 01-26-2009 at 11:05 PM by GlennsPref

Making Real-time audio with
Mandriva Linux and Roland's
Edirol UA-25ex (usb powered sound card), using
jackd, qjackctl, Ardour, Hydrogen, Rosegarden and fluidsynth.

Topical Index
	Current system Hardware
	Find appropriate Kernel
	rpm's info and choice
	I used a perl script to check my system, ref.
	Patching the kernel
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Top applications to help you ditch windows permanently

Posted 01-26-2009 at 02:25 PM by jkzfixme

Being an often vocal advocate of Linux has its ups and downs. Sometimes It would just be easier to have a box with windows in my house. However that would be letting "The Man" get you down, which is unacceptable in my book ! One of the most common occurrences I have seen in people trying to migrate over is to get a distro installed and stare at it blankly saying what now ? So what Im trying to do here is hopefully answer some of these questions and inform you of the programs and applications...
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Upgrading VirtualBox PUEL 2.0.6 to 2.1.2 on ubuntu 8.04.1

Posted 01-26-2009 at 03:53 AM by catkin


Many people have posted on the 'net, describing VirtualBox PUEL upgrade as straightforward. My experience of several upgrades was very different with quite some breakage, repair and grief Here's the procedure I have evolved by experimentation to make it less painful, more routine. Several of the specifics (paths, virtual machine name WXP, Kaspersky, TweakUI, and my personal user name is c on ubuntu and C on WXP virtual) will be different on other systems but it should...
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Trying to get madwifi to compile

Posted 01-25-2009 at 05:29 PM by ctroyer

Anyone have any luck getting madwifi v0.9.4 to compile? According to the notes at, and at sourceforge, the sourceforge files are deprecated and the suggestion is to download the latest from
Cool, but the link on - "Click here to Download madwifiv0.9.4!" redirects to - you guessed it - Sourceforge! Yay. Running in circles.
So I downloade it again, untarred and compiled again, but still ath_pci is not found. modprobe...
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Playing with Little Distros

Posted 01-25-2009 at 12:18 AM by SrDorothy

I've spent the past week to 10 days trying out different small linux distros...not all of them by a long shot! Just checking to see what might run best on older computers...and the answer seems to be that it depends on the computer. For an all-around distro, I like Puppy 4.0 for moderately old machines--not for the really old ones. Out of the box it does great at networking, and flash and java work fine for viewing flash videos and doing jigsaw puzzles on I have to admit it makes...
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