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Getting sound working on Linux mint 13 Mateview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have just installed linux mint 13 and I haven't used linux before so I apologise upfront if this question seems basic. I am unable to hear any form of audio on file which I try to play in any "media playing" application but I am not sure why. When I log onto the system I get the start-up sound (before entering login details). (HowTos)

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How to install latest version of Totem Movie Player?view story

http://askubuntu.com – The one thing I've found in Ubuntu is how the default apps are not usually or easily updated. Apps like Rhythmbox and Totem have gotten new releases since 12.04 came out and I was wondering if there's a PPA or anything I can add so I can have Totem and essentially other default apps up to date. Thanks in advance! (HowTos)

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caffeine works but not for quodlibet on 12.04view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have caffeine installed, and it works just fine in gnome-classic (no effects) for preventing sleeping for most processes. For example "vlc", "mplayer", and "totem" all work. I cannot get it to recognize quodlibet. (HowTos)

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Commit Digest: Issue 197view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – This week… 1778 commits, in 207 projects, by 207 happy hackers (and 225 were translation commits). Edward Hervey ported clutter-gst to GStreamer 1.0, and Florian Müllner did the same for gnome-shell . (GNOME bug 679445) Juan Pablo Ugarte fixed important memory leaks in glade . (Software)

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[ubuntu] du is not being very helpfulview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an issue with one of my servers running Ubuntu. MySQL is not working because the disk is "full". I checked the root directory and there's 218GB of data in there but the du command won't tell me where it's all located. (Hardware)

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Media players crashingview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hi everyone, I have been using Fedora 16 for about three months now. The media players installed on my system (totem, vlc, smplayer) were working perfectly all this time, but suddenly today they started crashing when trying to play certain types of media files. (HowTos)

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Craving acceptable video playback and nothing more, armed with 11.10. Oneiric and blessed with an ATI 256MB cardview story

http://askubuntu.com – My problem seems to be relatively simple: I would like to be able to watch simple videos on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric), using an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450, 256 MB graphics card, presently relying on the fglrx driver (but would readily change to anything that can give me that and a cool fan) installed from the repositories, but video playback is plain UGLY. What I am experiencing: On various player (HowTos)

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Commit Digest: Issue 196view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – This week… 1234 commits, in 151 projects, by 174 happy hackers (and 190 were translation commits). Oleksij Rempel created a branch porting gnome-media to the GStreamer 1.0 APIs . (GNOME bug 679381) In latexila Sébastien Wilmet made a new UI for the Build Tools Preferences. In pyatspi2 Mike Gorse wrapped all interfaces of at-spi . (Software)

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Problem listening to music with sirius.ca radio websiteview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I am currently having problems connecting to the music streams from sirius.ca, using Firefox 13.0.1 and gnome-mplayer 1.6.0-2 on Fedora 17 x64. I get the error message that a file is not found, ~/.cache/gnome-player/plugin/gecko-mediaplayerrevwyk. The last 6 letters vary but the rest is the same. (HowTos)

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Privacy: Thodey thumps Telstra team over trust breachview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Alex Zaharov-ReuttTelstra’s CEO and Big T, David Thodey, has told his team that the customer privacy breach that occurred over the Smart Controls scandal “must not happen again”, with privacy “an essential requirement and our license to operate”. David Thodey, the Telstra CEO during the heady NBN-rollout era of Australian telecommunications, has certainly done well during the Thodeyan (IT news)