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Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-17-2010, 06:18 AM
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Posted By drkdiggler
Duh, I should have thought of that! It's a...

Duh, I should have thought of that! It's a shame, the $199 price point was very attractive. I finally took the time to smooth over the last 10% of the kinks in my setup so that it is truly wife...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-16-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,403
Posted By drkdiggler
Does anyone know why the Acer Aspire Revo 1600...

Does anyone know why the Acer Aspire Revo 1600 is no longer available? Is this temporary? The dual-core model seems to be in stock with all of the major retailers.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-13-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,986
Posted By drkdiggler
I have issues with my Sony LCD as well. It has a...

I have issues with my Sony LCD as well. It has a "Full Pixel" mode, but the stupid TV doesn't "remember" the setting, so you have to set it each time the resolution changes! I've since settled on...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-29-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By drkdiggler
Lost Dog: I ended up going with your...

Lost Dog:

I ended up going with your suggestion and it worked perfectly! Getting nvidia-settings to run in XBMC Live was a bit of a pain, but after I got the EDID file everything was a cakewalk....
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-28-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By drkdiggler
Hi all, in a move to minimize my waste (and to...

Hi all, in a move to minimize my waste (and to have another reason to tinker with my HTPC http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif), I am moving my HTPC to utilize standby. The main...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-16-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,826
Posted By drkdiggler
Thanks! Just to be sure, any instructions...

Thanks!

Just to be sure, any instructions for the SA 8300 apply equally to the RNG200?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-16-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,826
Posted By drkdiggler
I'm also interested in what hard drive and...

I'm also interested in what hard drive and enclosure you purchased.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-02-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,766
Posted By drkdiggler
Batch processing = being able to process file...

Batch processing = being able to process file names, tags, etc. over many directories at once. I believe that it has the ability to automatically download coverart, but I prefer to select good,...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   03-30-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,766
Posted By drkdiggler
I've used EasyTag with a lot of success. It has...

I've used EasyTag with a lot of success. It has a lot of batch processing functionality.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   02-22-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,380
Posted By drkdiggler
Would you mind posting some information on how...

Would you mind posting some information on how tuned your Samba setup? I've only been able to get Samba (on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS) up to about 25 MB/s even though the array can run at 160 MB/s. Thanks!
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   01-18-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,568
Posted By drkdiggler
What are you looking to do with the Revo? What...

What are you looking to do with the Revo? What frontend(s) are you running? I recently bought one and installed XBMC 9.11 on it and it couldn't have been easier. It also sets the Revo to boot...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-28-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
I'm going to hang my head low...

I'm going to hang my head low http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif

My issues were related to permissions issues. Goes to show, being able to see the file does not mean that you...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-28-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
I have an update on my issue with mediainfo not...

I have an update on my issue with mediainfo not returning any information on my HTPC. I ran mediainfo, on the same files, from my laptop (on which I encoded the files) and it returned info:

Code:...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-27-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
Does anyone have an idea on why mediainfo isn't...

Does anyone have an idea on why mediainfo isn't reporting ANY information for the MKVs that I made?
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-22-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
That is exactly the command that I ran. No dice...

That is exactly the command that I ran. No dice on the MKVs that I made from DVD using HandBrake. However, it returns data for other file types. It also returns information for a BluRay MKV that I...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-22-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
tux99: Strangely, mediainfo doesn't return...

tux99:

Strangely, mediainfo doesn't return anything! Same thing with any of my MKV files created with HandBrake. It returns an absurd amount of data for ISO files and m2ts files. I have verified...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-21-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
Can someone possibly advise as to whether I am...

Can someone possibly advise as to whether I am missing a necessary codec to play these back in XBMC? I am running on a dual-core Zotac ION board with Ubuntu 9.10. From the logs it appears that XBMC...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-07-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
Sorry for the late reply, but I had the same...

Sorry for the late reply, but I had the same audio issue with HandBrake. Just delete that first audio track and you will be good to go.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-29-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
I'm currently kicking myself for failing to use...

I'm currently kicking myself for failing to use this great piece of software earlier. I've found it very useful for encoding my DVDs in h.264 as well as cutting MythTV recordings and other videos...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-27-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
Not at all Tux, not at all. Thank you all for...

Not at all Tux, not at all. Thank you all for your help.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-26-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 161,368
Posted By drkdiggler
I'm going to take the plunge by encoding my DVD...

I'm going to take the plunge by encoding my DVD library into h.264. It is currently stored in ISO files, typically with the menus, etc. removed. I have two questions:

Is there a best practices...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-05-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,102
Posted By drkdiggler
Check it out (if memory serves correctly, you...

Check it out (if memory serves correctly, you are a Debian guy):

http://wiki.debian.org/NetworkBooting
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-05-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,102
Posted By drkdiggler
Are you going to be running the OS off of the...

Are you going to be running the OS off of the CDROM all of the time or are you just installing once? Why not install from USB or via a network install?
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   10-26-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,102
Posted By drkdiggler
So to jumpstart that moving on :-) Have you...

So to jumpstart that moving on :-)

Have you given any considerations on whether you want to use wake-on-LAN vs. using the RTC to wakeup the machine? If so, I'd like to hear your thoughts. WOL is...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   10-21-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,102
Posted By drkdiggler
tux, the suggestion about having all fans run as...

tux, the suggestion about having all fans run as intake would probably be helpful. I was a semiconductor engineer in my previous life; the cleanrooms were run at higher pressure than the surrounding...
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