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Mar 29, 2011 - 3 minute read

Virtualbox printing

The host is Linux mint 10 The virtual box guest is windows 2K I wanted windows 2K to be able to print to a network printer. The instructions lower down the page, came from here:- and did not work for me, but did point me in the right direction. The relevant part is to change the virtual machine default network settings from NAT to bridged. The default NAT gives you an IP range of

Mar 26, 2011 - 1 minute read - meetings

Meeting - Mythbuntu -success

After 4 weeks, we have a working Mythbuntu. We are recording the steps and problems on the Wiki, here:- The documentation and revisions will continue until we have a step by step guide.

Mar 19, 2011 - 1 minute read

Meeting - Mythbuntu

Another new face this week, and another extra chair acquired! So a full house again, and mentions of a larger venue if we continue to grow. This week we attempted Mythbuntu on different hardware as it had been so ‘flaky’ last week. But this week it failed to work at all. The tuner card was being incorrectly identified, Donald has found a solution which we will try next week. Details are on the wiki under the heading of problems.

Mar 12, 2011 - 1 minute read - meetings

Meeting - Mythbuntu

The TV arial is up, and we tried Mythbuntu with two different USB tuners which failed to work, so we installed a PCI tuner card which did work. Unfortunately, although we got Mythbuntu to work, it seemed very ‘flaky’ and we intend to try again next week with a different computer. Documentation for the work done so far was produced by Jon, using google docs, and has been transferred to the wiki, where it can be added to and modified as we progress.

Mar 8, 2011 - 4 minute read -

Free ARM Emulators / Software ARM Device Emulators

Free ARM Emulators ARM microprocessors are used in embedded devices as well as portable devices like PDAs and some phones. The software ARM emulators listed on this page allow you to run an emulated ARM device on your main computer system, be it Windows, Linux or some other operating system. This allows you to develop and test software using your desktop, and only move the software to a real device when it is more complete.

Mar 5, 2011 - 1 minute read - meetings

Meeting - Mythbuntu

Mythbuntu was installed to the sacrificial machine, and by the end of the meeting it was playing a film copied onto it from a USB stick. Pictures to follow. We have no TV arial, it is on order, and should be ready for next week.