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apt-get fails completelyview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – ok, so after some update a few days ago, apt-get is dead. I get this: Code: the-nessus@thenessus-Inspiron-N3010:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree      Reading state information... (Hardware)

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How do I open Youtube content in an app instead of my browser, while clicking on a link?view story

http://askubuntu.com – Now when I follow a link in my browser to Youtube, it opens in a new page of my browser, in my case Firefox. I would have liked that it provokes the launch of another app, for example Minitube, VLC or Totem. (HowTos)

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Record Minecraft with recordmydesktop on Linux Mint 12 64bit [closed]view story

http://askubuntu.com – With Ubuntu 11.04 or 11.10 I was able to record Minecraft video with the following command: recordmydesktop --windowid $(xdotool selectwindow) --no-cursor --full-shots --fps 25 --no-wm-check --no-frame -o ~/out.ogv After installing Linux Mint 12, this fails in several ways: Most of the time the recording area doesn't align with the application window I just clicked - Maybe the geometry is not (HowTos)

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Record Minecraft with recordmydesktop on Linux Mint 12 64bitview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – With Ubuntu 11.04 or 11.10 I was able to record Minecraft video with the following command: recordmydesktop --windowid $(xdotool selectwindow) --no-cursor --full-shots --fps 25 --no-wm-check --no-frame -o ~/out.ogv After installing Linux Mint 12, this fails in several ways: Most of the time the recording area doesn't align with the application window I just clicked - Maybe the geometry is not (HowTos)

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How to set VLC as default video player? (Ubuntu 11.10)view story

http://askubuntu.com – Can't seem to set VLC as the default video player. I have gone to System Settings -> System Info -> Default Applications, and changed "Video" to VLC media player. However, all movies still open with Movie Player (Totem) by default. The video default application setting appears to have no effect. (HowTos)

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Totem fails at start (totem:3808), after activating dbus pluginview story

http://askubuntu.com – I am using Ubnuntu 11.10; Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-14-generic with Gnome 3.2.1 Yesterday I was browsing through the totem plugins and accidentally hit activate on the dbus plugin. When I started Totem after that, it showed the UI for like a second and then quit. I ran it in terminal and got the following error output: (totem:3808): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: Property 'object' on class 'ZeitgeistDpPlug (HowTos)

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UPNP / DLNA (client) player recommendations?view story

http://askubuntu.com – Since neither VLC stable / VLC nightly builds / Totem with Coherence Plugin work properly in oneiric I'm searching for an alternative to watch media streamed from my seagate dockstar using minidlna as a server. The only client that works is XBMC, but that's much of an overkill and stops me from doing other tasks. (HowTos)

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Gnome Shell unredirect fullscreen videoview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hi,Does anybody know if there is a switch to turn on unredirect fullscreen video playback in gnome shell like in kde or compiz?Any time I play video in gnome shell it's really choppy. (HowTos)

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Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution targeted at beginning Linux users.view story

http://linuxlandit.blogspot.com – Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution targeted at beginning Linux users. It features numerous user-friendly enhancements, out-of-the-box support for multimedia codecs and browser plugins, a heavily tweaked GNOME user interface with enhanced menus, panels and dockbars, and a careful selection of popular desktop applications for many common computing tasks. (HowTos)

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how to play mp3's?view story

https://www.centos.org – Use gstreamer, its what CentOS likes (what Totem uses by default):You may need this repo, try first without, and if it doesn't work, add this repo. This is a good repo that tries ... [by necro351] (Distributions)