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Error whith rspec on Ubuntu 11.04

This is mostly a personal note to remember next time I run into this. After setting up my rails environment on Ubuntu 11.04 last night, I had the bad surprise of having an error every time I tried to run … Continue reading

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Fix Plymouth configuration on Ubuntu 11.04, after upgrade from 10.10

If you don’t get the splash screen you usually have on Ubuntu after an upgrade to 11.04 Natty, then you need to follow the steps below, that should work for most cases and should not harm: Launch your Terminal: sudo … Continue reading

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MPlayer 5.1 AC3 DTS in Ubuntu 10.04

I wanted to play some mkv/avi files containing 5.1 AC3/DTS sound with mplayer through an SPDIF optical out on my Ubuntu box. With default settings, at first I was getting: Selected audio codec: [hwac3] afm: hwac3 (AC3 through S/PDIF) ========================================================================== … Continue reading

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Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 and GNU/Linux

Here are some tips I have collected while trying to make my Microsoft LifeCam Vx3000 work under the latest Ubuntu. I have a 64 bits system and my aim was to make my camera work with Skype. The hardest part … Continue reading

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Grsecurity Linux kernel for Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty

Hi, for my first blog post, I will not introduce myself, but make you a little gift that may save you some time (am I not nice ? hu ?). What Recently I have become interested in Ubuntu Linux, mainly … Continue reading

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