Re: concerning flash under freebsd

2010-06-17 Thread Programmer in Training
Quoting Polytropon free...@edvax.de: As much as I am now a no-user of Flash, allow me the following comments. On Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:49:56 -0600, Programmer in Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: Almost all Internet video has moved to flash as well (such as all the sermons

Theora vs h.264 [Was Re: concerning flash under freebsd]

2010-06-17 Thread Programmer in Training
Quoting RW rwmailli...@googlemail.com: On Thu, 17 Jun 2010 03:51:40 -0600 Programmer in Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: Quoting Polytropon free...@edvax.de: That's all within transition. Currently, big video portals are moving to HTML5, often including the wish to also use free

Re: concerning flash under freebsd

2010-06-17 Thread Programmer in Training
Quoting Chris Whitehouse cwhi...@onetel.com: Programmer in Training wrote: Quoting Polytropon free...@edvax.de: On Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:49:56 -0600, Programmer in Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: snip That's a no-go, I have it on good authority that h.264 was chosen over Theora

Re: concerning flash under freebsd

2010-06-15 Thread Programmer in Training
Quoting Chip Camden sterl...@camdensoftware.com: snip My alias for killflash is Don't install it. Flash is buggy software on any platform. snip While that may be, try telling that to your 4 yr old nephew who likes to play those flash based games on PBS Kids. Almost all Internet video has

Re: concerning flash under freebsd

2010-06-15 Thread Programmer in Training
Quoting Chuck Swiger cswi...@mac.com: On Jun 15, 2010, at 2:49 PM, Programmer in Training wrote: [ ... ] While that may be, try telling that to your 4 yr old nephew who likes to play those flash based games on PBS Kids. Almost all Internet video has moved to flash as well (such as all

Re: concerning flash under freebsd

2010-06-15 Thread Programmer in Training
Quoting Chuck Swiger cswi...@mac.com: Please see last line of sig. On Jun 15, 2010, at 3:11 PM, Programmer in Training wrote: Quoting Chuck Swiger cswi...@mac.com: Adobe supports Windows, MacOSX, Linux, and Solaris (from http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions

Re: [NOT RESOLVED][RESOLVED, for now] Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-11 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/11/10 05:06, Chris Whitehouse wrote: snip It's probably too late to suggest it now but it did occur to me a very cheap and easy way to get around the original problem might be to replace the keyboard with a PS/2 keyboard :P (if your computer has a PS/2 port). PS/2 ports do not work at

Re: Mixer Settings For Audacity

2010-04-11 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/11/10 01:36, Dima Panov wrote: G'day, Programmer In Training! On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 20:58:46 -0500, You wrote: OK, I've read the mixer man page, the mic is set as recording source, yet even with mic playback and (apparent) sensitivity to max, I barely get anything recorded using

Re: Mixer Settings For Audacity

2010-04-11 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/11/10 06:00, Polytropon wrote: On Sun, 11 Apr 2010 05:54:40 -0500, Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: Same thing, barely any pickup by the mic. Is the microphone working, and is it compatible with Yes the connector (condenser / dynamic)? Does it provide Yes

Mixer Settings For Audacity

2010-04-10 Thread Programmer In Training
OK, I've read the mixer man page, the mic is set as recording source, yet even with mic playback and (apparent) sensitivity to max, I barely get anything recorded using Audacity. Am I missing something? Do I need to use mixer -s =rec mic (I set it with mixer -S =rec, though it seems either one

[RESOLVED, for now] Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-10 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 21:04, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: I'm thinking I'm just going to wait until Tuesday and get a brand new pair of wall-powered speakers. This hassle is NOT worth it ... If speakers on USB 2.0 card, all else on 1.x builtins

Re: Adding a Disk and Changing Mountpoints

2010-04-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 00:48, Polytropon wrote: On Thu, 08 Apr 2010 17:38:03 -0500, Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: Saturday I'll be adding a second 40GB and a tertiary 6GB disk to the system (in favor of adding a CD-RW to a system that already has a DVD super multi-format drive

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 02:17, Fbsd1 wrote: Antonio Olivares wrote: On 4/8/10, Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: I have acquired a pair of Compaq USB /powered/ speakers. On my parents XP machine they don't seem to cause any problems, but when I hook it up to listen on my FreeBSD box

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 02:51, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: ... they are only attached for power purposes ... Input power: DC 5V 500mA Any chance these speakers need a USB 2.0 port, and all the ports The expansion card is 2.0 on your FreeBSD

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 06:25, Warren Block wrote: On Fri, 9 Apr 2010, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: ... they are only attached for power purposes ... Input power: DC 5V 500mA Any chance these speakers need a USB 2.0 port, and all the ports

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 10:15, Brodey Dover wrote: Apr 8 22:30:16 heaven kernel: usb_alloc_device:1624: getting device descriptor at addr 3 failed, USB_ERR_IOERROR! exactly! That is what is causing the issues. From what I can see, it is like it was explained before. The OS has chosen to play nice and

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 15:24, Warren Block wrote: On Fri, 9 Apr 2010, Programmer In Training wrote: On 04/09/10 10:15, Brodey Dover wrote: Apr 8 22:30:16 heaven kernel: usb_alloc_device:1624: getting device descriptor at addr 3 failed, USB_ERR_IOERROR! exactly! That is what is causing the issues

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 18:31, Chris Whitehouse wrote: snip Unless you insist on an operating system solution what you are really after is a 5 volt supply. What about buying a mains USB charger of the right capacity, or if you are handy with bits of wire have a look I wouldn't know where to look for one.

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 19:58, mikel king wrote: snip Out of curiosity, have you tried an active USB 2.0 HUB to buffer the speakers from the computer's USB ports? Or even a AC to USB adapter? snip I don't have one of either of those items. I only have a passive 2.0 HUB (at least I think it's 2.0). Either

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/09/10 21:04, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: I'm thinking I'm just going to wait until Tuesday and get a brand new pair of wall-powered speakers. This hassle is NOT worth it ... If speakers on USB 2.0 card, all else on 1.x builtins

Adding a Disk and Changing Mountpoints

2010-04-08 Thread Programmer In Training
Saturday I'll be adding a second 40GB and a tertiary 6GB disk to the system (in favor of adding a CD-RW to a system that already has a DVD super multi-format drive). I'd like to rearrange my mount points a bit. Here is my current fstab. # DeviceMountpoint FStype

USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-08 Thread Programmer In Training
I have acquired a pair of Compaq USB /powered/ speakers. On my parents XP machine they don't seem to cause any problems, but when I hook it up to listen on my FreeBSD box I have absolutely nothing but problems with the speakers (even when turned off but still plugged in) interrupting the normal

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-08 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/08/10 21:29, Brodey Dover wrote: I believe a call to iostat (there is something similar) you should see a large amount of interrupts to your USB keyboard driver, at least that is my assumption. That is my assumption, too. Unfortunately, I do not have USB powered speakers for me to test

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-08 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/08/10 21:34, Antonio Olivares wrote: snip Is your keyboard a usb keyboard? Sorry, yes. Could be a permissions problem? I don't know what could be the problem. I have a USB mouse, keyboard, and web cam all plugged into the same USB PCI card and I've not had any problems until I plugged

Re: USB Powered Speakers

2010-04-08 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/08/10 23:23, Brodey Dover wrote: Now that I think about it and have more context as to how things are working. lshal output could be useful here as well. On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 12:21 AM, Brodey Dover dover...@gmail.com wrote: Can you provide some dmesg output please? snip

Re: ftp giving url but i want the IP address

2010-04-05 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/05/10 10:08, Walter wrote: I want to parse ftp error messages in auth.log and use the ip address in inserting a block into ipfw. It works, except when ftpd spits out the host-specific url rather than the ip. Adding -h to the ftpd command in inet.conf didn't help. Can someone tell me

Re: skype webcam no device found

2010-04-02 Thread Programmer In Training
On 04/02/10 22:41, Paul Procacci wrote: I'm in the same boat as you. I just finished installing video4bsd + webcamd + skype, and skype isn't able to detect the webcam, while pwcview works fine. Anyone have any thoughts on the matter? ___

Re: Enough Is Enough

2010-03-29 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/28/10 09:46, Sergio de Almeida Lenzi wrote: snip this scripts outputs the commands needed to fix the system I'm having some problems with the script. watch out == #!/bin/sh endp() { rm -f $t exit $1 } t=/tmp/$$ if [ $# -ne 1 ]

Re: Enough Is Enough

2010-03-28 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/28/10 09:46, Sergio de Almeida Lenzi wrote: snip this scripts outputs the commands needed to fix the system snip Thanks! I'll give it a whirl tomorrow. -- Yours In Christ, PIT Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want. Original content copyright under the OWL

Enough Is Enough

2010-03-27 Thread Programmer In Training
Ever since I installed jpeg-8 I have had nothing but problems. I ran portupgrade -a hoping to take care of all those problems, well no such luck. Let's start with the first error I caught: libqt /usr/bin/ld: warning: libjpeg.so.10, needed by /usr/local/lib/libqt-mt.so, not found (try using

Re: Enough Is Enough

2010-03-27 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/27/10 13:06, Tijl Coosemans wrote: snip In /usr/ports/UPDATING look for the 20100205 entry for users of Qt 3 and KDE 3. Pointless in as far as that does not address the underlying problem of rebuilding EVERYTHING that needs to link against the jpeg library. GIMP and gegl failed because a

More ZIP Problems

2010-03-16 Thread Programmer In Training
OK, so I got the disk mounted as it was. Then I used fdisk to reformat it (probably not the best tool to do so, but it worked) to the default FreeBSD fs as I have no plans on using it on a Windows box, ever. [r...@heaven]mount /dev/afd0s1 /mnt/zip mount: /dev/afd0s1 : Invalid argument

Re: More ZIP Problems

2010-03-16 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/16/10 10:18, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us writes: OK, so I got the disk mounted as it was. Then I used fdisk to reformat it (probably not the best tool to do so, but it worked) to the default FreeBSD fs as I have no plans on using

Re: More ZIP Problems

2010-03-16 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/16/10 10:18, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us writes: OK, so I got the disk mounted as it was. Then I used fdisk to reformat it (probably not the best tool to do so, but it worked) to the default FreeBSD fs as I have no plans on using

[RESOLVED] Re: More ZIP Problems

2010-03-16 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/16/10 12:13, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us writes: snip That did it! Thanks (: Never had to run that command before when formatting a disk (granted all I've ever formatted was a floppy disk on a Linux box). Good! This is covered in the Adding

Re: how to use cdrecord

2010-03-14 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/14/10 08:17, Jerry wrote: snip Add this to your /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/GENERIC file: (or what ever you have named it) device atapicam You then have to rebuild your kernel. You would probably be best served by reading up on how to update FreeBSD. Starting at this URL would

jpeg2swf segfaults

2010-03-14 Thread Programmer In Training
Ever since I updated from jpeg-7 to jpeg-8 and recompiled swftools to link against it (FreeBSD-8.0-RELEASE-p2), jpeg2swf segfaults with jpeg2swf -q 100 -o test.swf *.jpg (at most 12 jpegs). Running gdb jpeg2swf jpeg2swf.core reveals the following: GNU gdb 6.1.1 [FreeBSD] Copyright 2004 Free

Re: jpeg2swf segfaults

2010-03-14 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/14/10 19:19, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us writes: Ever since I updated from jpeg-7 to jpeg-8 and recompiled swftools to link against it (FreeBSD-8.0-RELEASE-p2), jpeg2swf segfaults with jpeg2swf -q 100 -o test.swf *.jpg (at most 12 jpegs

Re: ntpdate problem

2010-03-13 Thread Programmer In Training
While not having been part of this discussion I just want to say thanks for the tips. I've used them to cease using ntpdate as well and am already synced with a time server I know to be constantly reliable. -- Yours In Christ, PIT Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may

Re: ntpdate problem

2010-03-13 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/13/10 13:08, RW wrote: snip ntpd_sync_on_start=YES snip you can run ntpdate at boot with ntpdate_enable=YES the rc script gets the servers from ntp.conf Can you have both in rc.conf without abusing the ntp server(s) or should it just be one or the other? I'd like my clock to be

Re: how to use cdrecord

2010-03-13 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/13/10 21:35, Chris Hill wrote: On Sun, 14 Mar 2010, Aiza wrote: [snip] tried cdrecord -v speed=2 dev=acd0 blank=fast gives this error Open by devname not supported on this OS. What device am i to use? cdrecord wants to see your ATA burner as a SCSI device, so you'd use cdrecord

gpodder fails after install

2010-03-12 Thread Programmer In Training
I just freshly installed gpodder from ports (which I updated on Tuesday), but I get the following errors thrown at me when I try to start it: gpodder Traceback (most recent call last): File /usr/local/bin/gpodder, line 162, in module from gpodder import gui File

avahi-libdns and mDNSResponder

2010-03-11 Thread Programmer In Training
Why oh why are there projects that provide the same functionality and files in the same locations? These two ports, avahi-libdns and mDNSresponder, have given me nothing but PROBLEMS when using portmaster to upgrade (or any other tool to install something else, such as KDE4). Those two ports,

Re: Twitter On FreeBSD

2010-03-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/09/10 01:14, Sam Fourman Jr. wrote: snip I wonder if this can be done in FreeBSD? http://www.technixupdate.com/install-tweetdeck-on-ubuntu-linux/ I've been working on that, but AIR chokes for one reason or another (see previous emails in this thread). -- Yours In Christ, PIT Emails

Re: Downloading issue!

2010-03-09 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/09/10 08:58, Emmanuel Opio wrote: Hi, Am studying at a University in E. Africa but the problem is that our server administrators blocked ftp and filtered out images, so we can not download any image file, the most common extension for operating systems. I was just requesting

Twitter On FreeBSD

2010-03-08 Thread Programmer In Training
Yes, I'm still having issues. qwit is a joke. I can post just fine but it will not retrieve my feeds for local display. Kind of makes it useless. Twitux won't connect. The others seem to be command line clients (the Pidgin Twitter plugin doesn't work, either) which I am not looking for. Does

Re: Twitter On FreeBSD

2010-03-08 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/08/10 21:31, Glen Barber wrote: Hi, Programmer In Training wrote: [snip] ./AdobeAIRInstaller.bin Error loading the runtime (libxml2.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory) Have you tried the textproc/linux-libxml2 port? Regards, To be honest I

Re: Twitter On FreeBSD

2010-03-08 Thread Programmer In Training
Now it's not detecting gnome-keyring (it's a requirement, and it is installed). Seriously, does anyone have a good Twitter client they use? I have very simple requirements (GUI, must be able to pull my feeds for local display, easy to compile (e.g. doesn't require anything from KDE)). If not,

Java in FF3.6

2010-03-06 Thread Programmer In Training
According to /usr/ports/UPDATING the Java plugin does not work in FF3.6. Is this a Java issue, a FireFox issue or a FreeBSD issue? I just noticed this today as I was going through looking through it because of the thread about upgrading from perl5.8 to perl5.10 (the instructions in UPDATING don't

[ANSWERED] Re: Java in FF3.6

2010-03-06 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/06/10 16:57, Jerry wrote: snip Please check out this URL: http://www.java.com/en/download/faq/firefox_newplugin.xml I believer that the FreeBSD version of Java is several versions behind that. Therefore, it would appear to be a FreeBSD problem. I'll just wait for FreeBSD to update

8.0-RELEASE-p2 Isn't There?

2010-03-05 Thread Programmer In Training
I did manage to get freebsd-update to run, after a sort. Now my system identifies as FreeBSD heaven 8.0-RELEASE-p2 FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE-p2 #0: Tue Jan 5 16:02:27 UTC 2010 r...@i386-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 When I go to the ftp server to do any sort of updates

Re: Thousands of ssh probes

2010-03-05 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/05/10 06:54, John wrote: My nightly security logs have thousands upon thousands of ssh probes in them. One day, over 6500. This is enough that I can actually feel it in my network performance. Other than changing ssh to a non-standard port - is there a way to deal with these? Every

Re: xorg, xdm, desktop env

2010-03-05 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/05/10 08:46, Frank Shute wrote: snip If you read the manpage for xdm(1) you will see that the script that is run on login is ~/.xsession Try putting exec wmaker in there. To run xdm from boot, you have to edit /etc/ttys and then: # kill -HUP 1 Look at this:

Re: xorg, xdm, desktop env

2010-03-04 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/04/10 17:43, Warren Block wrote: On Fri, 5 Mar 2010, Polytropon wrote: snip As far as I know, earlier X installations came with the tab window manager - twm. This doesn't seem to be the case anymore. twm is still enabled by default as part of the x11/xorg-apps port. I can confirm

Re: Suitable laptop for FreeBSD?

2010-03-03 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/03/10 16:15, Aaron Lewis wrote: snip Here's some suggestions , don't choose ATI video cards. ( No UNIX Drivers .. ) Well , i'm on ThinkPad R400 , ATI Mobile HD 3400 and an integrated Video Card , FBSD doesn't boot when i switched to ATI Video card. Is this only true of more recent

Re: spreculative: /bin2 /usr/bin2 and alternative package/ports trees?

2010-03-02 Thread Programmer In Training
On 03/02/10 11:35, Chris Rees wrote: snip Why does it make a difference with the prefix on where you put them? You shouldn't manually delete ports, anyway. You should deinstall them using the port... Chris I think he's talking about how with Debian and apt you can specify different

Mouse Issues

2010-03-01 Thread Programmer In Training
Resend: Sorry if this has appeared twice before. First time sent at 11:13 CST, sent a second time at 12:43 CST. Sending this one at approximately 21:37 CST, CCing owner because this (posting new mails to the list) is an on going problem I'm having. I would like to know what the problem is so I can

Mouse Issues

2010-03-01 Thread Programmer In Training
Resent: Originally sent over one hour ago. I'm not exactly sure what is going on here. Just about 10 minutes ago my mouse locked up and stopped responding, eventually forcing me to reboot because I couldn't get it to start responding again. I even had to unplug it from the USB port (it is a USB

Mouse Issues

2010-03-01 Thread Programmer In Training
I'm not exactly sure what is going on here. Just about 10 minutes ago my mouse locked up and stopped responding, eventually forcing me to reboot because I couldn't get it to start responding again. I even had to unplug it from the USB port (it is a USB mouse) and plug it back in because it lost

Re: selling freebsd cd for profit

2010-02-27 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/27/10 12:22, Jon Radel wrote: On 2/27/10 2:58 AM, Matthew Seaman wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 27/02/2010 24:50:54, Citra Cool wrote: can i selling free bsd for my profit?? is it legal?? In a word, yes -- sure you can. All you have to do is abide by the

Re: Using webcam Windows driver

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/25/10 12:37, Polytropon wrote: On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 11:19:11 -0500, Glen Barber glen.j.bar...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:56 AM, Siju George sgeorge...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I have a logitech quickcam. Although, I don't know if your particular camera is supported.

Re: Mozilla Updates

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/25/10 15:09, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us writes: Since the advisories from Mozilla[0-1] have been released, and updates for at least FireFox and Thunderbird are available, when will they be made available via ports (especially FF 3.6 TB 3.0.2

Re: Using webcam Windows driver

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/25/10 12:37, Polytropon wrote: On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 11:19:11 -0500, Glen Barber glen.j.bar...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:56 AM, Siju George sgeorge...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I have a logitech quickcam. Although, I don't know if your particular camera is supported.

Re: User Directories On FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/19/10 03:05, Matthew Seaman wrote: On 18/02/2010 21:26, Programmer In Training wrote: snip Possibly not the most secure permissions but I don't remember the default (I think it's 644). Nope. For directories it's 755. You need the x permission on a directory to chdir to it. I

Re: Using webcam Windows driver

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/25/10 12:37, Polytropon wrote: On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 11:19:11 -0500, Glen Barber glen.j.bar...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:56 AM, Siju George sgeorge...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I have a logitech quickcam. Although, I don't know if your particular camera is supported.

IDE ZIP100 Drive

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
OK, after some searching (while not the best search engine around, Startpage comes up a winner more often than not if there is anything relevant to be found) I've come up (almost) empty handed[0-1]. Everything else I've found so far for IOMEGA ZIP100 drives deals with the external drive (either

Re: Sysinstall Post-install System Management

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/19/10 14:26, Programmer In Training wrote: On 02/19/10 13:50, Polytropon wrote: snip And don't miss the documentation about getting Flash stuff running: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/desktop-browsers.html That all worked except for the last command: nspluginwrapper -v -a -i

Re: Sysinstall Post-install System Management

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/19/10 14:48, Frank WiƟmann wrote: Hello! Programmer In Training schrieb: On 02/19/10 13:50, Polytropon wrote: On Fri, 19 Feb 2010 13:42:09 -0600, Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: It's really past the point where I can just wipe the system and reinstall, making

Re: Mozilla Updates

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/25/10 17:31, Boris Samorodov wrote: On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:18:21 -0600 Programmer In Training wrote: As of the last time I updated ports (the 22nd) I was prevented from installing Firefox because of the vulnerabilities. You may be looking at the wrong place. Please, take a look

Re: Sysinstall Post-install System Management

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/19/10 15:27, Adam Vande More wrote: snip Better yet, update your ports tree and install the current version Everytime I run portsnap update it says it's up to date. So I just fetched it and am extracting it right now. I'd run freebsd-udpate but that errors out, too. -- Yours In

[SOLVED]Re: Sysinstall Post-install System Management

2010-02-25 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/19/10 15:34, Adam Vande More wrote: On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 3:30 PM, Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: Everytime I run portsnap update it says it's up to date. So I just fetched it and am extracting it right now. I'd run freebsd-udpate but that errors out, too

Re: IDE ZIP100 Drive

2010-02-23 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/22/10 14:32, Programmer In Training wrote: Second attempt to post this to the list. Please bear with me as I'm having issues with my posts to the list not always making it through. OK, after some searching I've come up (almost) empty handed[0-1]. Everything else I've found so far

[SOLVED] Re: IDE ZIP100 Drive

2010-02-23 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/23/10 11:42, Tim Judd wrote: Could be due to that the zip disks have a partition defined. ls /dev/afd0* file -s /dev/afd0 That did it. I didn't know how to define the partition. Now to format it. -- Yours In Christ, PIT Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses

IDE ZIP100 Drive

2010-02-22 Thread Programmer In Training
Second attempt to post this to the list. Please bear with me as I'm having issues with my posts to the list not always making it through. OK, after some searching I've come up (almost) empty handed[0-1]. Everything else I've found so far for IOMEGA ZIP100 drives deals with the external drive

Re: Problems With K3b

2010-02-21 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/21/10 03:58, Polytropon wrote: snip I've often been told that portmaster would be a good choice. I've used portinstall / portupgrade in the past, but have to say that I honestly prefer pkg_add -r for simplicity. :-) I'm running portmaster right now to check for new packages and

[SOLVED]Re: User Directories On FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE

2010-02-20 Thread Programmer In Training
Sorry this hasn't been made clear, seems that the list is dropping some of my emails, but this issue has been solved. I'll post the answer here and hopefully the list will pick it up this time (or at least deliver it to me so I know it's been delivered): On 02/19/10 03:05, Matthew Seaman wrote:

Problems With K3b

2010-02-20 Thread Programmer In Training
I'm trying to install k3b from ports so I might use my DVD super multi format drive (an HP 1040i; I've already added the necessary line to /boot/default/loader.conf for enabling dma) with either the gui or cli but during the install of libthai (which is a dependency of kimproxy which is a

Sysinstall Post-install System Management

2010-02-19 Thread Programmer In Training
During installation I didn't realize I would need linux emulation to get decent flash support or Skype (didn't even realize Skype was available for linux). It's really past the point where I can just wipe the system and reinstall, making sure to opt for linux emulation from the get go. So I'm

Re: Sysinstall Post-install System Management

2010-02-19 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/19/10 13:50, Polytropon wrote: On Fri, 19 Feb 2010 13:42:09 -0600, Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: It's really past the point where I can just wipe the system and reinstall, making sure to opt for linux emulation from the get go. It is not needed to reinstall

Re: Sysinstall Post-install System Management

2010-02-19 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/19/10 14:50, Programmer In Training wrote: snip That all worked except for the last command: nspluginwrapper -v -a -i Even directly symlinking to /usr/local/lib/npapi/linux-f10-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so Isn't helping (it's not showing up in about plugins). Creating

User Directories On FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE

2010-02-18 Thread Programmer In Training
I am using the non-ports version of Apache. I downloaded 2.2.14 from http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi#apache22 just a little while ago. I compiled, installed, got it running with minimal fuss. The issue is with my user directories (e.g. $HOME/public_html ). I uncommented the line to include

Re: User Directories On FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE

2010-02-18 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/18/10 13:21, Chuck Swiger wrote: snip Apache is going to look up the home directories specified in /etc/passwd via getpwent() or similar. If allowed, it would chase a Then it shouldn't even bother with having a setting for specifying the path to user directories (or at least that

Re: User Directories On FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE

2010-02-18 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/18/10 13:46, Chuck Swiger wrote: snip Whether the path to user home directories is honored or whether Apache goes somewhere else for HTTP requests for /~user/foo.html depends on what you set UserDir to: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_userdir.html It's possible that using:

Re: User Directories On FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE

2010-02-18 Thread Programmer In Training
On 02/18/10 14:54, Craig Whipp wrote: snip What are the permissions for your $HOME and $HOME/public_html? The user that apache is running as must be able read from these directories. - Craig drwxr-xr-x 49 user1 user1 1536 Feb 18 14:31 user1/ drwxr-xr-x 18 user1 user1 2560 Feb 14

Xorg Not Finding AGP Card

2010-01-29 Thread Programmer In Training
First time I installed FreeBSD (yes, there was a first time, I managed to hose the root account and had to start over again) I was asked something about whether or not my vid card was PCI or AGP. I answered AGP (as that is all I have that is halfway decent). I had Xorg up and running with minimum

Re: Xorg Not Finding AGP Card

2010-01-29 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/29/2010 4:30 PM, Charlie Kester wrote: snip I'm not sure why Xorg isn't seeing your video card. Do you see a device named agpgart in /dev? If not, it probably means the agp module couldn't identify your card when you last booted the machine. What's the make and model of your card, and

Migrating Thunderbird 3 Email Archives from XP Pro SP3 to FreeBSD 8.0

2010-01-27 Thread Programmer In Training
I've done some searching on the Thunderbird (TB) website and have posted the question at one of their support forums, but I felt I should ask here, too, just in case someone else has confronted this. I only use POP3 to retrieve email (the merits of POP3 vs IMAP not withstanding) and store locally

Re: Migrating Thunderbird 3 Email Archives from XP Pro SP3 to FreeBSD 8.0

2010-01-27 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/27/2010 9:42 PM, Randy Woy wrote: snip I made the same migration in the opposite direction. It's a straight copy from one system to the other. I copied my FreeBSD Thunderbird archives to Windows 7 Thunderbird on a dual boot system using a USB memory key. Copy the contents of

Re: Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-26 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/24/2010 12:00 AM, Warren Block wrote: On Sat, 23 Jan 2010, Programmer In Training wrote: This is probably the wrong place to ask, and if it is I ask your forgiveness. I'm browsing the FTP server for FreeBSD-8.0 packages[0] and am looking for drivers for my winWiFi card (zonenet

Re: Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-24 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/23/2010 10:51 PM, Polytropon wrote: On Sat, 23 Jan 2010 22:35:32 -0600, Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: I hope ifconfig will help more then dmesg as I have no way of getting files (like dmesg.log that I created) off the box (floppy drive isn't even hooked up, IIRC

Re: Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-24 Thread Programmer In Training
Do not CC me. I am subscribed to the list. There is no need. THANK YOU. On 1/24/2010 6:22 AM, Roland Smith wrote: snip zgrep Libertas /usr/share/man/man4/* /usr/share/man/man4/if_malo.4.gz:.Nd Marvell Libertas IEEE 802.11b/g wireless network driver So go and read if_malo(4). It looks like

Re: Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-24 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/24/2010 6:27 AM, Programmer In Training wrote: Do not CC me. I am subscribed to the list. There is no need. THANK YOU. On 1/24/2010 6:22 AM, Roland Smith wrote: snip zgrep Libertas /usr/share/man/man4/* /usr/share/man/man4/if_malo.4.gz:.Nd Marvell Libertas IEEE 802.11b/g wireless

Re: Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-24 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/24/2010 6:35 PM, Polytropon wrote: On Sun, 24 Jan 2010 07:13:05 -0600, Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: I'll post here later on today, after I've burned the file to disc (no floppy drive on either computer). No possibility to transfer the file via wired network

Re: Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-24 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/24/2010 9:55 PM, Programmer In Training wrote: On 1/24/2010 6:35 PM, Polytropon wrote: On Sun, 24 Jan 2010 07:13:05 -0600, Programmer In Training p...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us wrote: I'll post here later on today, after I've burned the file to disc (no floppy drive on either computer

Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-23 Thread Programmer In Training
This is probably the wrong place to ask, and if it is I ask your forgiveness. I'm browsing the FTP server for FreeBSD-8.0 packages[0] and am looking for drivers for my winWiFi card (zonenet, unsure of chipset currently) and realized, I'm not sure what package I would need for that. I didn't set

Re: Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-23 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/23/2010 10:05 PM, Glen Barber wrote: Programmer In Training wrote: This is probably the wrong place to ask, and if it is I ask your forgiveness. Nope, this is the right place. Awesome I'm browsing the FTP server for FreeBSD-8.0 packages[0] and am looking for drivers for my winWiFi

Re: Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-23 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/23/2010 10:07 PM, Glen Barber wrote: Glen Barber wrote: What is listed with ifconfig(8)? That will help determine the driver (if it is supported). Oops... Meant to say dmesg; perhaps ifconfig will help as well, though. Regards, I hope ifconfig will help more then dmesg as I

Re: Finding Drivers For winWiFi Card

2010-01-23 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/23/2010 10:26 PM, Programmer In Training wrote: snip #ifconfig rl0: flags=8802BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST metric 0 mtu 1500 options=8VLAN_MTU ether 00:40:ca:35:6c:09 media: ethernet autoselect status: no carrier plip0: flags=8810POINTTOPOINT,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST

Re: Failed to Load Kernel

2010-01-22 Thread Programmer In Training
On 1/5/2010 1:30 AM, Programmer In Training wrote: snip The message I'm getting (wish I could just screen cap and put it up on the web): FreeBSD/i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 1.1 (r...@almeida.cse.buffalo.edu, Sat Nov 21 14:05:36 UTC 2009) Loading /boot/defaults/loader.conf /boot/kernel

Re: Failed to Load Kernel

2010-01-22 Thread Programmer In Training
The issue was in my BIOS, of all places. I was going to see if I could do install from a Gentoo LiveCD from April 2k8, and it kept on hanging near the beginning and lighting up all the lights on my keyboard (caps, num and scroll lock). So I went into the BIOS, loaded optimized defaults, changed a

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