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by desertranger
November 29th, 2017, 2:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The "introduce yourself" thread
Replies: 113
Views: 25475

Re: The "introduce yourself" thread

I've been on this forum for a few years and always done this build on Ubuntu, Now I'm gong to see if I have problems with it on Mint. I don't really expect any since both Ubuntu and Mint are Deb kernels but oyu never know. Any input would be appreciated. The main reason for usng Mint is better use o...
by desertranger
November 9th, 2014, 7:43 pm
Forum: Software - Applications and Operating Systems
Topic: Mounting problems Win.Ubuntu dual boot.
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Mounting problems Win.Ubuntu dual boot.

The other day trying to mount /dev/sda3 through the fstab file I got the following error. Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/fuzzer/OS: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda3" "/media/fuzze...
by desertranger
August 10th, 2014, 11:42 pm
Forum: Software - Applications and Operating Systems
Topic: Unity vs Xfce
Replies: 0
Views: 958

Unity vs Xfce

I just finished my install of server 14.04 and it comes up with the Xfce desktop. I would like to run Unity or Gnome and would like the ability to switch desktops. There doesn't seem to be a choice for what desktop to load at the startu up screen.. Unity is installed but trying to logout of Xfce to ...
by desertranger
August 10th, 2014, 9:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Sporting Interests
Replies: 2
Views: 4621

Re: Sporting Interests

I don't watch TV sports. I climb rock instead.
by desertranger
August 1st, 2014, 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The "introduce yourself" thread
Replies: 113
Views: 25475

Re: The "introduce yourself" thread

Introduction redux. Ranger and Jin here. Been a member of this forum for a few years and was active until I got my media server built. All was great under WinVista. My old headless media server died because the video card crapped. I could fix it if I could find a an AGP vio card for it but they are ...
by desertranger
April 20th, 2013, 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi
Replies: 47
Views: 11721

Re: Raspberry Pi

Andy Horn wrote:The RPi is now available with 512MB of RAM, should be a lot better for XBMC, I'm now using OpenELEC overclocked to 840MHz as my XBMC distro of choice for the Pi.

Now all I need to do is raid the piggy bank :wtf:


Andy



My RPi is on the way. I wanna do the media server too.
by desertranger
April 20th, 2013, 6:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LTSP install - File not found error.
Replies: 0
Views: 774

LTSP install - File not found error.

This is a cool build but the way it has to be setup for myself is a bit different. Hardware: 1 i386 desktop core duo 3 ghz CPU, 2gb ram, ethernet card, ATI Radeon 9600 video, SB Live and lots of drives of different sizes some set to LVM. Runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with a Gnome desktop as default. PuTTY, ...
by desertranger
April 5th, 2013, 9:47 pm
Forum: Software - Applications and Operating Systems
Topic: What does it all mean?
Replies: 1
Views: 1434

What does it all mean?

Life, the universe... everything including the following. # This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5). # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface WFR-M @...
by desertranger
July 6th, 2012, 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Do You Think of My Proposed Network Build?
Replies: 6
Views: 1507

Re: What Do You Think of My Proposed Network Build?

Impressive specs but a bit of overkill I think. I would recommend you use staticIP addressing throughout, I think wiht the hardware you could build a system similar to what I'm building as a whole house/web media server. Take advantage of the processing power you have to to drive some devices derect...
by desertranger
July 1st, 2012, 3:20 am
Forum: Everything Hardware Related
Topic: Sound problems with Precise server
Replies: 8
Views: 3463

Re: Sound problems with Precise server

Ian you own this? There are ommissions Ive found when you updated this to include Precise. Sure I'll give you the answer. But yu have to go thrugh my rant to get it. First do not expect me to be tactful. In my line of work PC and tact servce only to get people hurt or worse. I said Zero BS. You ask ...

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