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by timkb4cq
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: [SOLVED] Simplescreenrecorder Stopped Working
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Simplescreenrecorder Stopped Working

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[Muxer::Init] Error: Can't open output file!
Check where it is trying to save the file. This error appears to indicate that either the path you are trying to save the file to doesn't exist, you don't have permissions there, you are out of disk space, or there is an existing file using that name.
by timkb4cq
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: Where's Warren?
Replies: 10
Views: 248

Re: Where's Warren?

Though that company's listed domain is parked at WIX. Not promising for a going concern.
Warren also shows up as CTO at Journil Solutions
by timkb4cq
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: A Ridiculous Study: Life Is Too Short to RTFM
Replies: 6
Views: 165

Re: Life Is Too Short to RTFM

It's why you try to make stuff discoverable as well as documented. And as to "excess" features, it's well to remember what was discovered about Word & Excel: "80% of people use only 20% of the functionality (or less), but it's a different 20% for all of them." Remember the screams when Gnome tried t...
by timkb4cq
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to send an 'E mail' - Database - 1984
Replies: 8
Views: 169

Re: How to send an 'E mail' - Database - 1984

I heard, not sure if correct that the modems that were coupling with the phones (audio style, not electric) was the result of the monopoly the phone company had and because they owned the equipment (phone and lines) and they didn't allow a direct electrical connections. True, but by 1984 when the f...
by timkb4cq
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to send an 'E mail' - Database - 1984
Replies: 8
Views: 169

Re: How to send an 'E mail' - Database - 1984

The first 300 baud modems for the Commodore 64 were designed to plug into the earpiece jack of a Western Electric/Bell System phone so the phone's electronics would match the signal to the phone line. The problem was that my touch tone phone at that time didn't have such a jack - it was hard-wired, ...
by timkb4cq
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: MX-17.1: Safely connect a notebook's heaphone output to "tape in" - how?
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: MX-17.1: Safely connect a notebook's heaphone output to "tape in" - how?

Screenshot-17.png Well, here is where I meant - and I remember this working on my old (now dead) Lenovo. But my HP laptop, the line-out jack is only available on the docking station (which I don't have). So it's not as simple as I thought. If you install alsa-tools-gui there is a utility hdajackret...
by timkb4cq
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: MX-17.1: Safely connect a notebook's heaphone output to "tape in" - how?
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: MX-17.1: Safely connect a notebook's heaphone output to "tape in" - how?

You use pavucontrol or alsamixer to configure the jack to be Line Out and connect with one of these cables. https://www.amazon.com/Kenable-3-5mm-Stereo-Audio-Cable/dp/B0053O6CSW The line out setting for sound cards is designed for that purpose and I use the line-out in a micro-itx computer to drive ...
by timkb4cq
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: (solved) Deborphan wants to remove important packages
Replies: 6
Views: 161

Re: Deborphan wants to remove important packages

Ttf-freefont & iptraf are both transitional packages i.e. Packages that install another package when the the package name has been changed for the new version. Deborphan is correct that those are safely removable.
by timkb4cq
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [SOLVED] Are PoE surveillance cameras ("CCTV") really unsafe? Are USB, Firewire better?
Replies: 9
Views: 330

Re: Are PoE surveillance cameras ("CCTV") really unsafe? Are USB, Firewire better?

MX-16_fan wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:34 pm
As usual, you are hiding your light under a bushel...
Yup! That way some light shows through the basket while hiding the equally large store of ignorance that keeps it it company. :p
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by timkb4cq
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: MX-15 Repository: The Eaglemode thread
Replies: 0
Views: 27

MX-15 Repository: The Eaglemode thread

Eaglemode 0.93.2 is now available in the MX-15 Test repository. Eagle Mode is a zoomable user interface (ZUI) with file manager, file viewers, games, and more. This project is about a futuristic style of human-computer interaction, where the user can visit almost everything simply by zooming in. The...

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