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Unity 5.1.0f3, Ubuntu 16.10, libgpg-error.so.0

Error message: /opt/Unity/Editor/Data/Tools/libgpg-error.so.0: no version information available (required by /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgcrypt.so.20) The fix (for me at least): sudo rm /opt/Unity/Editor/Data/Tools/libgpg-error.so.0 sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgpg-error.so.0 /opt/Unity/Editor/Data/Tools/libgpg-error.so.0

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Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu countdown

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Android Studio, Ubuntu and IBus prior to 1.5.11

Android Studio OS: Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit Java: Oracle JDK 8 Problem: IBus prior to 1.5.11 may cause input problem. See IDEA-78860 for details.

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Nagios check_esxi_hardware fails on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The script was working just fine one a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but one day this turned up:  

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Identify your motherboard

Handy little command to identify your motherboard: sudo dmidecode -t 2 Example: SMBIOS 2.6 present. Handle 0x0002, DMI type 2, 15 bytes Base Board Information Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer INC. Product Name: P7P55D PRO Version: Rev 1.xx Serial Number: … Asset … Continue reading

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Volume Scatter crash in Blender 2.71

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Blender hash: 9337574 Solution: download latest build from here: https://builder.blender.org/download/

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Log Cabin in the woods

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Linux Mint 15, ZBOX-AD04, Skype 4.2

A few tweaks I needed to make it work. Sound (works out-of-the-box, but sometimes popping and crackling): Edit “/etc/pulse/default.pa” Change “load-module module-udev-detect use_ucm=0” to “load-module module-udev-detect use_ucm=0 tsched=0” USB Camera: Run Skype from a startup-script like this: #!/bin/bash LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype … Continue reading

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Castle Master, the remake

Or at least an attempt at it. Using Blender Game Engine.       Something weird happened with the sound during recording, but I’m using the original, wonderfully eerie, Castle Master tune. Also, the graphics is, for the most part, … Continue reading

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Your very own Cuckoo Clock

Sound files: clock.tar Script: #!/bin/bash num_cuckoo=$(date +%l) startsample=”/path/to/sound/files/cuckoo_start.flac” cuckoosample=”/path/to/sound/files/cuckoo.flac” play -V0 $startsample COUNTER=0 while [  $COUNTER -lt $num_cuckoo ]; do         play -V0 $cuckoosample         let COUNTER=COUNTER+1 done Cron: 0 * * * * /path/to/script/cuckoo.bsh > /dev/null 2>&1

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