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Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-01-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By Rgb
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pussy_Galore :D

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pussy_Galore

:D
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-01-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Rgb
+1 Reflects my situation, and I suspect many...

+1

Reflects my situation, and I suspect many other veterans here.

It's a testament to how much better/stable things are vs the early 2000's in HTPC-land.

Yes, once you've "grown up"- you...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-01-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Rgb
I too am disappointed at the activity level. ...

I too am disappointed at the activity level.

When I switched over to Linux 100% back in 2007 on all my equipment, I expected a steady increase in users of FOSS distros and member activity here.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 35,276
Posted By Rgb
http://provideocoalition.com/pvcexclusive/story/pv...

http://provideocoalition.com/pvcexclusive/story/pvc-at-nab-2014-dolby-introduces-us-to-the-next-generation-of-audio

AC4 is the new Dolby codec, serving as the carrier of channel + object code and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 35,276
Posted By Rgb
My $.02- With the number of speakers,...

My $.02-

With the number of speakers, speaker design specifics, placement specifics, and authoring and playback processing needed for Atmos, why not throw in the towel and just give everyone...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   06-29-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,414
Posted By Rgb
Sorry for quoting an old post, but I've pointed...

Sorry for quoting an old post, but I've pointed out the same thing many times here and elsewhere in the past 10+ years.

The CEA gave 480p its own designation- EDTV vs SD and HD
...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-29-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
This is why I 've always rallied around Ubuntu...

This is why I 've always rallied around Ubuntu and its compatibles, even through bad releases and the Unity backlash. The *only* way we will continue to be able to use FOSS OS's in a useful,...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-28-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
I continue to believe that MATE is duplication of...

I continue to believe that MATE is duplication of effort vs XFCE. MATE and XFCE projects ought to be merged, IMO, or discontinue MATE and move developer and related resources to the XFCE team.
...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Just a heads up- Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu 14.04...

Just a heads up- Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) has been released in KDE and XFCE versions:

http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_qiana_xfce_whatsnew.php

http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php
...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-20-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Netbooks got a deserved bad rap because nearly...

Netbooks got a deserved bad rap because nearly all of them were vastly underpowered re: CPU and/or RAM/GPU. ALL single core netbooks were/are too slow for Flash/java use on modern web pages. IMO,...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-20-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Given your unRaid/openElec/Rpi experience, you...

Given your unRaid/openElec/Rpi experience, you are WAY ahead of most Linux noobs. You shoudn't have any significant issues with your transition, usability or technical.

Any Core 2 Duo (C2D) based...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-29-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Vote for your favorite FOSS desktop! Current...

Vote for your favorite FOSS desktop! Current slashdot poll on the right of the page
http://slashdot.org/

http://slashdot.org/poll/2751/which-desktop-environment-do-you-like-the-best

I voted...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by waterhead http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524524/linux-migration-for-windows-xp-refugees-101/90#post_24756042)

I had Linux...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-24-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524524/linux-migration-for-windows-xp-refugees-101/90#post_24754734)

As long...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-23-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by StardogChampion http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524524/linux-migration-for-windows-xp-refugees-101/60#post_24750038)

I spent...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-22-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524524/linux-migration-for-windows-xp-refugees-101/60#post_24745052)

Heh,...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524524/linux-migration-for-windows-xp-refugees-101/60#post_24742661)

It's...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Common theme: ...

Common theme:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GendBuntu
Quote:One of the main aims of the GendBuntu project was for the organisation to become independent from proprietary software distributors...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-19-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524524/linux-migration-for-windows-xp-refugees-101/60#post_24737031)

As far...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-09-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
German city hands out Linux CDs for Windows XP...

German city hands out Linux CDs for Windows XP users

http://www.itnews.com.au/News/357578,german-municipality-hands-out-linux-cds-for-windows-xp-users.aspx
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-09-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
Too good to pass up: ...

Too good to pass up:


https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/elibrary/case/limux-it-evolution-open-source-success-story-never
Quote:“In 2003, for instance, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer even broke off his...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,625
Posted By Rgb
For audiophile grade music playback, it is...

For audiophile grade music playback, it is trivial to simply select "ALSA" in the Preferences/Setup of your music player app:
...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-05-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,158
Posted By Rgb
I hope Dark_Slayer sticks around- obviously a...

I hope Dark_Slayer sticks around- obviously a technically competent contributor here.

Same goes for minivanman.

We are here in the spirit of cooperation, contributions, and helping each other....
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-04-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,158
Posted By Rgb
On the one hand, the OP *did* say Quote:"Don't...

On the one hand, the OP *did* say
Quote:"Don't want to give Micro$oft any money, so Linux looks like the way to go."


On the other hand, I don't think matter-of-fact technical statements and...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-04-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Rgb
See ...

See

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530175/hardware-recommendations#post_24680617

for a recent build I plan to do.

WIth a CPU Mark of 758
http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=AMD+E-350
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