Aptitude Updates Errors & Howto resolve them
Installing packages from anything other than the main distribution repository can be fraught with difficulties, the problem can manifests itself when you run from the command line the command
Your errors may look similar to this.
What On Earth is Grep
As a tool "grep" is just one of those commands that once you begin to use you just can't do without, nothing in it name suggests what this command does. Grep Wikipedia documents grep as a command line text search utility originally written for Unix. The name is taken from the first letters in global / regular expression / print, a series of instructions for the ed text editor.
W32Codecs - Howto
I recently needed to come to the rescue of one of our club members the other day having some trouble playing some video content, so thought I would spell out what you need to add to get things working properly for both 32bit and 64bit systems for Jaunty Jackalope. Having the Flash Plugin now working on 32bit Firefox is great in Jauty Jackalope and only requires the installation of ubuntu-restricted-extras.
W64Codecs - Howto
I recently needed to come to the rescue of one of our club members the other day having some trouble playing some video content, so thought I would spell out what you need to add to get things working properly for both 32bit and 64bit systems for Jaunty Jackalope. Having the Flash Plugin now working on 64bit Firefox is great in Jauty Jackalope and only requires the installation of ubuntu-restricted-extras.
Drupal on your Localhost Desktop PC
SoSLUG is changing, with membership increasing almost weekly we have decided to provide more help and assistance to our members by providing formal workshops on a monthly basis covering subjects that as a group, our members would like more information on. These formal workshops will take place each 2nd Thursday in the month starting with me Derek Shaw on the 9th April covering the Drupal installation. Future workshops will include MPD (Mplayer deamon) and client applications by Dan Patynski and Ardour and Jack workshops by Gary Cordery.
Hydrogen Drum Synthesiser Tutorial
Hydrogen is for want of a better description a Drum Synthesiser you can play drums with it. Now I am by no means a drummer or anything close to being a musician of any sought, but I rather wish I was. It is a high end application designed to create drum patterns that can be used on it's own or in conjunction with other audio products such as "Ardour".
Jack an Audio Mixer for your Desktop
SuperCollider - Tutoral 99 (Class and Object Basics)
Originally authored by Celeste Hutchins
SuperCollider - Tutorial 04 (More Commands)
Authored by Derek Shaw
Start Applications >> Audio & Video >> JACK Control
If top left Start button is Green select it
This needs to start with no errors
Start Applications >> Accessories >> Text Editor (Gedit)
Start Tools >> SuperCollider mode
Start from SuperCollider menu >> Start Server
Monitor the lower Text Editor (Gedit) display for errors