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by maximus1978
2020-09-27 15:15
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: xfce4-weather-plugin not getting data
Replies: 11
Views: 5247

xfce4-weather-plugin not getting data

xfce4-weather-plugin not getting data This program is not pulling any weather data. :( I updated all the packages. Package: xfce4-weather-plugin Version: 0.8.9-1 State: installed Automatically installed: yes Priority: optional Section: xfce Maintainer: Debian Xfce Maintainers <pkg-xfce-devel@lists.a...
by maximus1978
2020-07-04 14:32
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: systemctl set-default basic.target :(
Replies: 1
Views: 1616

systemctl set-default basic.target :(

I am trying to learn systemd and changed the default target to basic.target systemctl set-default basic.target I was not able to boot after this. This happened on my raspberry pi 4. I removed the sd card and plugged it into another system and was able to get the system working again I had to delete ...
by maximus1978
2020-07-01 13:53
Forum: Installation
Topic: How to debian installer USB
Replies: 4
Views: 3384

How to debian installer USB

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sudo dd bs=4M if=/path/to/<iso image file> of=</dev/USBstick> status=progress oflag=sync
This worked.
by maximus1978
2020-07-01 12:30
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: nfs shares not mounting / rpcbind issue
Replies: 2
Views: 2149

nfs shares not mounting / rpcbind issue

The issue was with rpcbind.service Failed to preset unit: Unit file /etc/systemd/system/rpcbind.service is masked. I am not sure why it became masked. I sort of remember it was after I updated packages in the system. This really helped. https://blog.ruanbekker.com/blog/2017/12/09/unmask-a-masked-ser...
by maximus1978
2020-07-01 12:19
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: How To Record Screen
Replies: 6
Views: 4099

Re: How To Record Screen

ffmpeg is what I use to record the screen, if I want video, eg: .mp4 sleep 5; ffmpeg -y -video_size 1400x900 -framerate 15 -f x11grab -i :0.0+0,0 output.mp4 Captures the entire screen , next: ffmpeg -i output.mp4 -ss 10 -t 180 myclip.mp4; ffplay myclip.mp4 ee 'man ffmpeg' for complete details . Ffm...
by maximus1978
2020-06-27 12:47
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: lightdm configured with XDMCP
Replies: 0
Views: 2822

lightdm configured with XDMCP

Edit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf [XDMCPServer] enabled=true port=177 This next config is only for a computer with no monitor. [LightDM] start-default-seat=false systemctl restart lightdm Accessing X from a remote Machine on your LAN Replace the I.P address with the I.P's of the computer that XDMCP Ser...
by maximus1978
2020-06-27 11:31
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: How To Record Screen
Replies: 6
Views: 4099

How To Record Screen

I found this one really useful. I installed on my Raspberry PI 4 simplescreenrecorder aptitude show simplescreenrecorder Package: simplescreenrecorder Version: 0.3.11-1+b1 State: installed Automatically installed: no Priority: optional Section: video Maintainer: Debian Multimedia Maintainers <debian...
by maximus1978
2020-06-26 15:37
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: unlock keyring - seahorse
Replies: 0
Views: 2865

unlock keyring - seahorse

I kept getting this prompt for unlock keyring this is related to seahorse aptitude show seahorse Package: seahorse Version: 3.30.1.1-1 State: installed Automatically installed: no Priority: optional Section: gnome Maintainer: Debian GNOME Maintainers <pkg-gnome-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org> A...
by maximus1978
2020-06-26 12:05
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: lightdm login configuration
Replies: 0
Views: 2904

lightdm login configuration

How to configure the lightdm-gtk-greeter I installed this program lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings and it edited the /etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf file with correct options. I was trying to fix the font being too small on the login screen. I also was able to add a custom picture to the login for...
by maximus1978
2020-06-19 10:43
Forum: Installation
Topic: Dual Booting Debian 9 and 10
Replies: 2
Views: 2826

Dual Booting Debian 9 and 10

I installed Debian 9 fresh on a had drive. It was booting fine. I am using 1 hard drive. I installed Debian 10 in another partition and then used that grub2 to to overate the master boot record. Debian 10 Grub installation found Debian 9 but won't boot into it. I will post error soon. I think I have...
by maximus1978
2020-06-19 02:53
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Nvidia 8600 GT
Replies: 0
Views: 2657

Nvidia 8600 GT

The nouveau driver not working with this.
I had to ssh in and install the nvidia drivers.
I will update this post soon.
This was happening in Debian 9 and Debian 10.

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aptitude install nvidia-detect
by maximus1978
2020-06-18 22:44
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: Nexuiz Performance Issues Debian 10 Buster
Replies: 1
Views: 2026

Nexuiz Performance Issues Debian 10 Buster

Nexuiz is performing crappy even on low graphics settings. I will post my hardware soon. Nexuiz works better in Debian 9 Stretch. Maybe the minimum requirements went up in Nexuiz version. I will post all the info here soon. CPU AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 945 Processor Video Card 01:00.0 VGA compatible con...
by maximus1978
2020-04-12 13:20
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card
Replies: 6
Views: 3766

Re: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card

Well after all this.

I tried this. :)

https://www.etlegacy.com/

and it works without having to screw around with the sound. :)

I found this all super interesting thou. :)
by maximus1978
2020-04-10 17:33
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card
Replies: 6
Views: 3766

Re: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card

Summary rmmod snd-pcm-oss modprobe -v snd-pcm-oss adsp_map=0,7 rm /dev/dsp ln -s /dev/adsp1 /dev/dsp echo "et.x86 0 0 direct" > /proc/asound/card1/pcm7p/oss I fluked this and it is working. I strongly suggest reading... https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/sound/designs/oss-emulation.r...
by maximus1978
2020-04-10 17:15
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card
Replies: 6
Views: 3766

Re: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card

https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/sound/designs/oss-emulation.rst You can change this device mapping via the module options of snd-pcm-oss and snd-rawmidi. In the case of PCM, the following options are available for snd-pcm-oss: dsp_map PCM device number assigned to /dev/dspX (default = 0) a...
by maximus1978
2020-04-10 17:13
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card
Replies: 6
Views: 3766

Re: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card

rmmod -v snd-pcm-oss modprobe -v snd-pcm-oss adsp_map=0,7 I checked for the /dev/adsp There were 2. ls /dev/adsp adsp adsp1 rm /dev/dsp ln -s /dev/adsp1 /dev/dsp file /dev/dsp /dev/dsp: symbolic link to /dev/adsp1 echo "et.x86 0 0 direct" > /proc/asound/card1/pcm7p/oss
by maximus1978
2020-04-10 16:15
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card
Replies: 6
Views: 3766

Re: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card

modprobe snd-pcm-oss I noticed that when I remove this with rmmod snd-pcm-oss It removes /dev/dsp and some other directories in /proc/asound/card1/pcm7p/oss oss directory specifically When modprobe kernel module back.... modpobe snd-pcm-oss /dev/dsp is back I want to map this to the second audio ca...
by maximus1978
2020-04-10 15:15
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card
Replies: 6
Views: 3766

Wolfenstein Enemy Territory - second audio card

I am trying to get the sound working out of the second audio card. inxi -Ax Audio: Card-1 Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 Card-2 NVIDIA GK208 HDMI/DP Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1 Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Archi...
by maximus1978
2019-01-08 18:35
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: vlc / only audio
Replies: 7
Views: 3969

Re: vlc / only audio

If video driver related, tell us what you're using! Install inxi, report the output of "inxi -G" as a standard user. The usual problem is that VLC 3.X defaults to the openGL video output instead of 2.X's xv output, and your video driver may not be providing one ("glxinfo") root@...
by maximus1978
2019-01-08 18:33
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: vlc / only audio
Replies: 7
Views: 3969

Re: vlc / only audio

I added this to /etc/environment

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export QT_AUTO_SCREEN_SCALE_FACTOR=0
I rebooted once and it worked.