During installing the OpenNi kinect drivers, found here: https://github.com/OpenNI/OpenNI, I came across this error:
make: Entering directory `/home/alex/kinect/OpenNI/Platform/Linux-x86/Build/Samples/SimpleViewer.net’ gmcs -out:../../../Bin/Release/SimpleViewer.net.exe -target:winexe -unsafe -o+ -r:OpenNI.net.dll -r:System.Windows.Forms.dll -r:System.Drawing.dll -lib:../../../Bin/Release ../../../../../Samples/SimpleViewer.net/*.cs ../../Res/AssemblyInfo-OpenNI.cs error CS0006: cannot find metadata file `System.Windows.Forms.dll’ Compilation failed: 1 error(s), 0 warnings make: *** [../../../Bin/Release/SimpleViewer.net.exe] Error 1 make: Leaving directory `/home/alex/kinect/OpenNI/Platform/Linux-x86/Build/Samples/SimpleViewer.net’ make: *** [Samples/SimpleViewer.net] […]
If you’re getting a similar error to this while trying to compile java files (.jar) then you’re probably missing the jdk, in ubuntu it’s called “sun-java6-jdk” so just go ahead and install that and all should be good!
make: Entering directory `/home/alex/kinect/OpenNI/Platform/Linux-x86/Build/Wrappers/OpenNI.java’ javac -d Release ../../../../../Wrappers/OpenNI.java/src/org/OpenNI/*.java /bin/sh: javac: not found make: *** [../../../Bin/Release/org.OpenNI.jar] Error […]
The mediaplayer widget found on github, created by eonpatapon – (https://github.com/eonpatapon/gnome-shell-extensions-mediaplayer).
I’ve been searching for a while for a good, solid widget style thing that’ll sit in the top of the gnome-shell panel which can control the music that’s playing in banshee, rhythmbox or whatever else you want to use to play your tunes.
Install RPM Fusion su -c ‘yum localinstall –nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm’
Enable unsupported video and audio codecs
Get enhanced audio and video support in applications that rely on GStreamer:
sudo yum install gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-ffmpeg
Get enhanced audio and video support in applications that rely on xine backend:
sudo yum install xine-lib-extras-freeworld
Head over to this page if you want some tutorials on getting started with the Kinect and libfreenect, I’ll update more as time goes on and I have free time.
I’ve been meaning to grab myself an Xbox 360 Kinect for a while, not because I’m a big motion controlled game fan but for […]
end_request: I/O error, dev sr0, sector 537392
If you’re getting a similar error filling your screen once you’ve installed Ubuntu, don’t panic. It’s pretty common which is basically because Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro) can’t control your CD/DVD drive properly, it’s probably trying to open/close it but doesn’t know if it has […]
Okay, so you have Arch Linux installed and let’s say you’re wifi isn’t working and you need the package “iwlwifi-3945-ucode-126.96.36.199-2-any.pkg.tar.gz” to fix this but you don’t have a wired connect. What do you do? Blast in your Arch cd, mount it, mount the packages sqfs file and install using pacman.
A quick guide for getting pyrobot running in Ubuntu, I’ve managed to get it running on 32bit and 64bit Ubuntu (10.10) so follow the guide accordingly to whichever architecture you’re using (64bit is about half way down the post).
1. Download this file, or copy the below into a file and save it […]
After installing an update to WordPress I received the error:
“Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute.”
I was unsure if this was down to my hosts servers being temporarily down, going down during the update or if WordPress had simply failed to update whatever it was updating. Turns out it […]