Posts Tagged ‘Linux’

Ubuntu 9.10 & VDR: Setup EPGSearch plugin

The EPGSearch plugin adds some useful features to your VDR system. Certainly, the most commonly used feature is, that this plugin enables the VDR system to automatically search for programs to record (based on times, channels and/or days). To install the plugin just use: # sudo apt-get install vdr-plugin-epgsearch # sudo /etc/init.d/vdr restart# sudo apt-get […]

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Linux & Hauppauge Nexus-S: Firmware update

As I wrote in my article Ubuntu 9.10 & VDR: Setup with Hauppauge Nexus-S and Hauppauge Nova-S you a firmware file in order to use the full-featured Hauppauge Nexus-S DVB card under Linux. Using dmesg, you can identify the version of firmware you are currently using: # sudo dmesg | grep firm […] [    9.008521] […]

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Ubuntu 9.10: Setup APC for PHP5 and Apache2

Update 2010-09-25: There is a new blog post (“Ubuntu 10.04: Setup APC for PHP 5.3 and Apache2”) for Ubuntu 10.04. To set up the Alternative PHP Cache (APC) just follow the instructions below: Install the required packages: # sudo apt-get install php-pear php5-dev apache2-threaded-dev# sudo apt-get install php-pear php5-dev apache2-threaded-dev Install APC: # sudo pecl […]

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fit-PC2: Fixed (random) system freezes on Linux

My fit-PC2 home server (randomly) freezes under Ubuntu 9.04 and Ubuntu 9.10. I think the problem described here is not distribution specific, but hardware or kernel specific. First of all the system seems to be frozen at random. After some testing, I was able to reproduce the problem when operating with large amount of files, […]

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