After installing Ubuntu on a USB stick with the Ubuntu USB Startup Disk Creator (usb-creator-gtk) you might encounter an error such as the following:
stdin: I/O error stdin: error 0 /init: line 1: can’t open /dev/sr0: No medium found
This is actually a bug with the software and isn’t anything you’ve done wrong. It […]
I have a TV and my monitor connected to my PC by a VGA switch box but what’s annoying is they aren’t the same resolution. This causes problems because I can’t see what I’m doing when I have switched to TV and usually have to leave the setting manager open so that when I […]
Okay so, with Google Plus just being released to a select few (and invites) you might be wanting to export all your Facebook photos, tagged and albums you’ve uploaded to Google+. There are several ways of going about this, a few webapps, apps and through Facebook itself, the problem is that most of these […]
After installing Steam on my linux machine in wine I noticed a really annoy bug, the windows of steam are tiled across my screen as shown in the screenshot below.
I managed to fix this by opening up the ‘Configure Wine’ program that comes with wine and under the Applications tab switching from […]
This Tutorial is just a documentation of how I flashed my Samsung Galaxy S (I9000) using heimdall with Darky’s Rom v10.1, follow the steps at your own risk. I am in no way liable for any damage caused to your phone following these steps. I would advise reading up on flashing before proceeding along […]
Upon testing my GitHub setup on my home computer I got the following error after inputting this:
Agent admitted failure to sign using the key. Permission denied (publickey).
You’ll need to run:
Make sure to enter the passphrase for the ssh key you generated.
In GNOME 3 it seems that the keyboard shortcut to delete a file in Nautilus is actually Ctrl+Delete, this is fine I guess if it’s trying to stop people accidentally deleting files or something but it’s pretty annoying.
To change the keyboard shortcut from Ctrl+Delete back to the usual Delete do the following:
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
Open up the openbox config file, it should be located in /home/username/.config/openbox/ but if it’s not you might have to do a little digging.
Find the following lines and remove or comment them out, you can use Ctrl+W in nano to find:
Note: XML comments are as follow:
Save with Ctrl+X, […]
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 […]