zo 25 januari 2009
Older versions of Ubuntu (before 8.04) used to have a built-in font-manager that could be reached by browsing font:/// in the file-manager. However, when Gnome upgraded to their new gvfs in 2008, their font manager and viewer both stopped working. In current Ubuntu-versions, at least the built-in font viewer ...
di 29 april 2008
NEW PPA REPOSITORY:
The original repository was getting a bit outdated. It was trailing a few Ubuntu-releases behind and only had i386-builds. You can still use it for Hardy or manually download packages (see below) for installation on newer releases, but I’m no longer going to maintain the old ...
vr 25 april 2008
UPDATE (2010-08-25): This article describes how to configure Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) for stable 3D-acceleration and desktop-effects with ATI R300 series (Radeon Mobility 9600 and similar) GPUs. On recent Ubuntu versions (such as 10.04 LTS) this should work out of the box, and making modifications to xorg ...
zo 13 januari 2008
Last year I bought a cheap :ZOLID High-Speed DVD Maker at Aldi. Of course it was only packaged with Windows software, so I spent some time researching how to get the thing to work on Ubuntu Linux. It turns out that the device is sold under a number of different ...
zo 09 december 2007
In Ubuntu, DV video-capture
over Firewire has basically been broken for normal users for the last 7
years or so. I’ve been unable to get Kino to work on Ubuntu 10.04 and
onward, so I switched to
dvgrab. If you run
it with root-privileges (
sudo dvgrab ...
wo 05 december 2007