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by pdc_2
Fri May 22, 2009 2:31 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Getting the Soundblaster X-fi Surround 5.1 to Work
Replies: 2
Views: 1561

Creative X-Fi - howto install drivers

see if there is anything in this OpenSuse post that might be of help to you: a user reports getting an X-Fi card running in Gnome, and seems pleased http://forums.opensuse.org/hardware/414546-creative-x-fi-howto-install-drivers-opensuse-11-a.html and he refers folks on to this http://forums.opensuse...
by pdc_2
Fri May 22, 2009 2:27 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: F-Spot not displaying full image
Replies: 5
Views: 507

Re: F-Spot not displaying full image

So it was just Fspot and with Picas it works?
If so I consider it solved
!!!!!!!!!

OK !
by pdc_2
Fri May 22, 2009 3:39 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: External speakers
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Re: External speakers

how is it coming along out there Matty? We haven't heard from you since Sunday; I installed Mint to try it out; as well as alsa, pulseaudio seems to lurk in the background; I was intrigued to discover that pulseaudio seemed to rule the roost; and that a YouTube video in Firefox was trying to come ou...
by pdc_2
Thu May 21, 2009 2:56 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: F-Spot not displaying full image
Replies: 5
Views: 507

Re: F-Spot not displaying full image

thanks very much for this Husse: perplexed: when I follow your advice, I still get the same very stylised and structured screen: black background; stylised white centre-piece, like a book that is being opened; I tried twice to select Visual Effects > None and no change; (I confess to seeing compiz-s...
by pdc_2
Thu May 21, 2009 2:49 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Kodak Digital Camera
Replies: 1
Views: 519

Re: Kodak Digital Camera

increasingly, cameras "work" when you plug them in; you have used a USB connection, and plugged directly into the computer? (A USB hub can interfere with camera recognition: I had that problem with my Panasonic;) For my Panasonic, I went into the menu, and set the connection in the camera to be PTP ...
by pdc_2
Tue May 19, 2009 12:59 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: F-Spot not displaying full image
Replies: 5
Views: 507

F-Spot not displaying full image

Just started using Linux Mint; I have some familiarity with linux; last week, F-Spot was displaying "full image" when selected; now I get a black background, with a small stylised white centre piece, like a page turning ........... is this some sort of side-effect of compiz please? How can I disable...
by pdc_2
Sun May 17, 2009 1:07 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother MFC-210C Problem
Replies: 19
Views: 6891

Re: Brother MFC-210C Problem

I have only just started using Mint; but when I read the postings about this topic: I wonder why folks don't go to the Brother site: http://solutions.brother.com/linux/en_us/download_prn.html that has LINUX printer drivers for every conceivable Brother printer: Brother support linux very well; Broth...
by pdc_2
Sun May 17, 2009 12:53 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Problems with Youtube and others
Replies: 9
Views: 1422

Re: Problems with Youtube and others

and you have got the latest Firefox (3.0.10) installed, because I thought earlier versions were also incriminated in crashing YouTube (our experience)
by pdc_2
Sun May 17, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: What is the best VOB to MPEG converter?
Replies: 3
Views: 2413

Re: What is the best VOB to MPEG converter?

I can't give an explicit answer; but I did look around; (I mainly stick to videoing on mini-DV tapes and using MainActor to convert to mpeg) this post about the same question https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-software-2/vob-to-.mpeg-conversion-356717/ commented that VOB is mpeg2. I am g...
by pdc_2
Fri May 15, 2009 6:49 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Canon Lbp 5200, no linux drivers
Replies: 2
Views: 1849

Re: Canon Lbp 5200, no linux drivers

yes; looking at the ppd files that capt 1.8 offers; (having installed capt 1.8), using the command ls /usr/share/cups/model/ | grep CNCUPS there are ppd files for CNCUPSLBP5000CAPTJ.ppd CNCUPSLBP5000CAPTK.ppd CNCUPSLBP5100CAPTJ.ppd CNCUPSLBP5100CAPTK.ppd CNCUPSLBP5300CAPTJ.ppd CNCUPSLBP5300CAPTK.ppd...
by pdc_2
Fri May 15, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Problem with installing Canon LBP5000 printer
Replies: 6
Views: 1609

Re: Problem with installing Canon LBP5000 printer

Hi take.a.second I have only just seen your post, so I am not sure if you are still watching the forum for this particular problem; I installed our LBP3100 recently, using 32bit Mint; (I believe); I obviously used the .deb files (having installed the printer earlier on suse, using rpm files) http://...
by pdc_2
Wed May 13, 2009 1:45 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: how to direct sound to ext speakers?
Replies: 2
Views: 591

SOLVED: howto direct sound to ext speakers

I joined the PulseAudio forum, and a member of that group kindly gave me the answer; I opened pavucontrol: I did this by terminal, but MENU: SOUND & VIDEO: PULSEAUDIO CONTROL; gets one to the same control: the KEY thing I learned was: the stream that you want to re-direct: MUST BE RUNNING for you to...
by pdc_2
Mon May 11, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: how to direct sound to ext speakers?
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Re: how to direct sound to ext speakers?

I am using Mint 6.2 I believe; (how can i verify that?) lspci yields lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31/P35/P31 Express DRAM Controller (rev 10) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31/P35/P31 Express PCI Express Root Port (rev 10) 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation ...
by pdc_2
Mon May 11, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: how to direct sound to ext speakers?
Replies: 2
Views: 591

how to direct sound to ext speakers?

Hi; just started using linux mint; enjoying it; Firefox plays YouTube videos and sound very well; sound comes out of ext speakers; from speaker output on motherboard; when I click on mplayer to play video, it seems to direct sound to the speakers on the LCD screen; (strange: using VGA output from mo...
by pdc_2
Mon May 11, 2009 1:44 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: successful install of Canon LBP3100 laser printer
Replies: 9
Views: 6930

successful install of Canon LBP3100 laser printer

I installed Linux Mint a week ago; and am very pleased with it; we have a Canon LBP 3100; and to my delight it has installed uneventfully; I used an amalgam of http://www.unixmen.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=72:installation-canon-lbp2900-on-linux&catid=1:linux-tutorials&Itemid=2 ...

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