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Comment: 32bit ISOs = GONE (Score 5, Informative) 125

by 00Monkey (#47406033) Attached to: CentOS Linux Version 7 Released On x86_64

Just in case others weren't aware, there will no longer be 32 bit ISO images of RHEL or CentOS. So, you'll only have the option of 64 bit from this point forward. You can always install an older release, of course.

Here's somewhat of an explanation from Red Hat: https://access.redhat.com/solutions/509373

I'm curious how this will affect me. I've been doing a lot of CentOS based Asterisk systems. Last time I checked, Digium absolutely would not support the 64 bit version of their drivers and so it was recommended to use 32 bit if you want support. It could have changed by now, I'll have to look into it again.

Comment: Possible Resolution for Sound Issues (Score 5, Informative) 93

by 00Monkey (#47213211) Attached to: Civilization V Officially Available On Linux For SteamOS

Several Linux users are reporting audio issues. The initial movies play audio properly but then the sound of the game is pretty bad. Running Ubuntu 14.04 x64, I was able to resolve all sound issues by doing the following:

1. Typed: sudo nano /etc/pulse/daemon.conf
2. Found and changed the following parameters:
A. default-fragments = 5
B. default-fragment-size-msec = 2
3. Saved file (Ctrl + O), Exited (Ctrl + X)
4. Typed: pulseaudio -k
5. Launched Civ 5, no audio issues now.

I've posted the same on the Steam forums.

Comment: Not watchable for many Linux users? (Score 3, Informative) 67

by 00Monkey (#43526021) Attached to: Amazon Debuts Mixed Bag of Original Comedy Pilots

Here's what I did in Ubuntu 12.04 to watch them:

1. Use Firefox.
2. Make sure Firefox is closed.
3. Run: sudo apt-get install libhal1 hal
4. Run: rm -rf ~/.adobe/Flash_Player/NativeCache ~/.adobe/Flash_Player/AssetCache ~/.adobe/Flash_Player/APSPrivateData2
5. Launch Firefox and enjoy.

After I did this in Firefox, I was able to watch them in Chromium too but ran into problems trying to get it working in the first place in Chromium. I've read that Google Chrome simply won't play them on Linux because of some recent changes Google made. So, yea... not as easy as it should be but it should be watchable unless I've missed a different reason why they're not watchable for so many users.

Comment: My computers always lasted a long time... (Score 4, Interesting) 564

by 00Monkey (#43436973) Attached to: Why PC Sales Are Declining

I don't know if it's just me but my computers pretty much never die. I've been building them myself since the mid 90's. I stopped upgrading when Core 2 Duo came out because the PC I built still runs everything great today. I wouldn't use the Athlon XP 2000+ system I have that still runs because it doesn't run everything great but it does still work. I really don't see it being a problem with computers lasting so much longer but I could be an odd case since I don't buy stuff from Dell, HP, etc.

I am not now, nor have I ever been, a member of the demigodic party. -- Dennis Ritchie

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