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DEC Alpha server, phone tethering and the Solwise plug.

Donald’s project to put Gentoo on the DEC Alpha server took another step forward. The Gentoo kernel has been downloaded, and compilation started. The kernel compile stage was still running at the end of our 2 hour meeting, so it … Continue reading

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Blogging, phone tethering and DEC Alpha server

Tony set up a google blogger blogspot account, and intends to start blogging. The address is http://tony-hughes.blogspot.com/2011/11/my-first-post-what-is-this-blog-about.html Jon has a laptop that dual boots Ubuntu and windows 7. Jon has tethered windows 7 to his phone in order to get internet … Continue reading

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Meeting – Mythbuntu works again

In our last episode, we left Mythbuntu in a non working state.At startup today, there were updates available, so these were done, and Mythbuntu started working again!! Jon demonstrated how he backs up to Amazon ‘cloud’ storage using jungle disk. … Continue reading

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No meeting in Blackpool – Manchester UCubed instead

UCubed was a success, and the pics are here to to prove ithttp://www.flickr.com/groups/1687774@N22 writeup to follow.

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Meeting – Mythbuntu -success

After 4 weeks, we have a working Mythbuntu. We are recording the steps and problems on the Wiki, here:- http://www.pcrecycler.co.uk/docs/doku.php?id=lug:projects:mythbuntu The documentation and revisions will continue until we have a step by step guide.

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Meeting – Mythbuntu

The TV arial is up, and we tried Mythbuntu with two different USB tuners which failed to work, so we installed a PCI tuner card which did work. Unfortunately, although we got Mythbuntu to work, it seemed very ‘flaky’ and … Continue reading

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Meeting – Mythbuntu

Mythbuntu was installed to the sacrificial machine, and by the end of the meeting it was playing a film copied onto it from a USB stick. Pictures to follow. We have no TV arial, it is on order, and should … Continue reading

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