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Greg2 last won the day on October 9 2013

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  1. I’m glad you have it working. It’s nice to see some new post here when I check in. :)
  2. I just used firefox 29 with downloadhelper 4.9.22 to d/l an mp4 from youtube. It plays ok with vlc media player 2.0.8. I’m not sure why your audio is missing. Maybe if you d/l the file in flv format and convert it to mp4 it will work?
  3. Hi John Please check the mp4 file with mediainfo. It should be in your repos, it is also available here: http://mediaarea.net/en/MediaInfo for Mageia 4: http://pkgs.org/mageia-4/mageia-core-release-x86_64/mediainfo-0.7.64-2.mga4.x86_64.rpm.html Install it and check for audio like this: greg@halfway:~/Videos/dlh-vids$ mediainfo novena.mp4 General Complete name : novena.mp4 Format : MPEG-4 Format profile : Base Media / Version 2 Codec ID : mp42 File size : 13.7 MiB Duration : 2mn 24s Overall bit rate mode : Variable Overall bit rate : 797 Kbps Encoded date : UTC 2014-04-02 05:46:13 -snip- Audio ID : 2 Format : AAC Format/Info : Advanced Audio Codec Format profile : LC Codec ID : 40 Duration : 2mn 24s Bit rate mode : Variable Bit rate : 103 Kbps Channel count : 2 channels Channel positions : Front: L R Sampling rate : 48.0 KHz Compression mode : Lossy Delay relative to video : 83ms Stream size : 1.77 MiB (13%) Encoded date : UTC 2014-04-02 05:46:13 Please post your audio section here.
  4. Hi Glitz The post is on Portal News now. Thanks :)
  5. I believe that RHEL5.3 libraries are too old for firefox-25. From: mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/25.0a2/system-requirements/ Firefox will not run at all without the following libraries or packages: GTK+ 2.18 or higher GLib 2.22 or higher Pango 1.14 or higher X.Org 1.0 or higher (1.7 or higher is recommended) libstdc++ 4.3 or higher
  6. Kieth, If you're using KDE... you can just copy this and save it as display-screen.sh (or whatever you want to name it) in ~/.kde4/Autostart/ #!/bin/bash xset +dpms && xset dpms 0 360 420 & you can adjust the times for your needs.
  7. Turn the predefined settings down. It's probably set on expert by default, so try the advanced setting. If you really want to get spanked... set it on grandmaster. :D
  8. Kieth You can also use the -c (count) option with ping, i. e. ping -c 5 will transmit 5 packets and stop.
  9. I was also having an intermittent segmentation fault during the game. So I opened the game with the -d (debug) option gnubg -d for more output, but that didn't show the problem. I then used gdb to run the game gdb /path/to/gnubg then entered 'run' to check. This gave me some libpulse text in the output. So I turned off the sound and the game hasn't had a sigsegv since... YMMV :unsure:
  10. Here's a quick fix... if you don't need sound. Open the game gui and go to settings > options > sound > and disable the sound effects > click OK. :) Also, you 'may' have to do this every time you start the gui... or add the -q option to the command line: gnubg -q :D
  11. I think the problem / change is in the /usr/share/apps/dolphin/dolphinui.rc file... I do not have Mandriva installed to check this. I would suggest making a copy of your current dolphinui.rc file in a safe place. Then d/l and extract the attached dolphinui.tar.gz and replace your /usr/share/apps/dolphin/dolphinui.rc with it. Restart dolphin and see if it works, if not, replace it with the original you have. Please let us know if that works for you. Removed the file – it didn't solve the problem.
  12. This thread was 15 months old, so I’ve started a new one and moved your pics to it. :)
  13. If you're referring to autossh, it's in the official Mandriva contrib repo. Welcome aboard! :)
  14. This is from the cooker ML yesterday: I like it!
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