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[SOLVED] Slackware 13.1 x86_64 on Dell Latitude E4310view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi all, hopefully this will be of some use. Below is a summary of the important technical bits I documented when installing Linux (Slack64) on the E4310. At the time of writing all the hardware should work fine though the most recent kernel and drivers are required - hence Slack is a bit behind wrt this machine. (HowTos)

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Which device to use for ffmpeg sound input? Fedora 14view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am trying to record a video clip, using my webcam, but sound synchronisation is always poor. I have used Cheese, UCView and VLC. One possible cause is explained in the reply to this question, but I am not an expert. In desperation, I now want to try ffmpeg. (HowTos)

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location of temporary files from internet? audio skippingview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hi,I am running the latest Statler, fresh install, after trying out Xubuntu (Gah what was I thinking?!)Anyways, with the last version I had, I used to be able to go to: / ->tmp and rescue some temporary files from the internet that I had forgotten to save copies of and some MP4s etc.  Now, there are none showing up in that folder. Where are those temporary files now? (HowTos)

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ffmpeg-libpostprocview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello everyone I am fairly new to SlackWare and I have been working to install transcode. I keep running into a problem when I execute the slack build script. I have installed ffmpeg and other dependencies it asked for, but I cannot figure out where to get libpostproc as it doesn't seem to come with the ffmpeg package. patching file export/export_jpg.c checking build system type... (HowTos)

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WANTED jack + alsa aware 1970s style speak and spell synthesisview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – i would like my linux to speak and spell files... i have flight going, but idk its not as gangster as the 1980s toy. i would also like a stephen hawking style speech synth, for the use of music production i know the toy is probably very simple and emulation of the toy would also be rather simple... would like a circuit bent version if possible (see youtube for robot sounds XD) (HowTos)

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Volwheel Fluxboxview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I always seem to be posting "offbeat" questions and here I go again.  This isn't a high priority issue but I just thought if someone out there knows the answer...So anyway I am trying to get Volwheel to work with Fluxbox.  I followed the guide on the AntiX forum (http://antix.freeforums.org/tray-volume-t1772.html).  The problem is that no icon appears in the Fluxbox p (HowTos)

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No /dev/shm directoryview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – After getting my system sorted out from the mess the updates mage, I find that I can't start jack. (HowTos)

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Virtual 5.1 Soundview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – My 5.1 speaker system just died in a storm ... oh, well. After removing the system, I realized how much space it was occupying. Although I love my DTS 5.1 sound, is it possible to emulate a 5.1 system on two speakers? I've heard of ALSA's vdownmix, * but I haven't tried it. Basically, I want to play my 5.1 DVDs as closely as possible to a real 5.1 system, but without the hassle. (HowTos)

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Sound not working on Toshiba NB200 netbookview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hey there.This is my first try on Crunchbang distro, I'm still getting used to it, but I can say it's very good. :)I'm trying the CrunchEee lite version, and I don't know how to get the sound working. (HowTos)

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Links 27/10/2010: Many Developers Choose GNU/Linux Desktops, Russia Moves to GNU/Linux Desktopsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux RedMonk Analytics: What Operating Systems are Developers Using? Windows is the easy winner, but Linux is as clearly second to Mac’s third. The primary takeaway for most is that Linux traction is strong amongst Eclipse users. (General)