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Drakeos custom fedora 8,9 build stuff

Posted 11-29-2008 at 03:53 AM by Drakeo

I spent many hours building a system for a professor of music at the U of I Ilinois. the Fedora distro is the one that planet ccrma uses for there repo. and they build all the very nice multimedia aps with the core.
I come to the conclusion that the big IBM. the one that got Bill Gates going has really put a hold on the FC.
I still do not understand why Stanford would use a system to build all the cool development music multimedia stuff on a distro that refuses to allow you to play...
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Avoiding wxPython PrintPreview segmentation fault or double free error

Posted 11-28-2008 at 08:23 PM by dr_agon

applies to: Python, wxPython (v.2.8), wxWidgets, wx.PrintPreview, wx.Printout

When creating wx.PrintPreview class, you must pass 2 parameters of wxPrintout class (see doc)
If someone (like me) gets a silly idea of passing the same instance of wxPrintout class as both parameters, on closing the preview frame he will get segmentation fault or double free error.
Example (don't do this!):
class MyPrintout(wx.Printout):
  #rest of code
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mepis 7

Posted 11-28-2008 at 07:36 PM by olderone

I have recently used the liveCD for Mepis 7 & found that I can play mp3's, jpg & even movie shots taken from my camera, copying from a CF card on the USB. I am very new to Linux & I would like to be able to connect to the internet wirelessly as I do with XP. So far no go. I have a Speedtouch 121g wireless adapter plugged into a USB socket. Can anyone tell me how I can do this, or is it not possible without having to install it on the hard drive. The router is WEP encrypted.
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Posted 11-28-2008 at 03:47 PM by rhyno1000

Check out this cool program
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Sorry you would get only the trail version
Try buying the full version and notify me.
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The Big O

Posted 11-28-2008 at 11:23 AM by wizardhat
Updated 11-28-2008 at 10:26 PM by wizardhat

No matter what distro you use, I think we can all agree that Roy Orbison is the coolest guy who ever lived. With the 20th anniversary of his untimely death coming up next Saturday (6th of December), I implore you to go out and buy a Roy Orbison CD and celebrate his life.

Anyway, once you've done that, get back to work.
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