There are quite a few programs for watching TV with on linux, but the best one I have found is me-tv! You can download me-tv from https://launchpad.net/me-tv/+download or via your distributions package manager. It makes scanning for channels, adding channels, watching TV, and recording shows a cinch. Big up to me-tv!
Note: See bottom of post for some other streaming options! There are a few options to do this(jtvlc, webcam studio), but the easiest is to use the built-in streaming application on the justin.tv website. The reason this doesn’t work out of the box is because of a bug in flash that results in flash not […]
I needed to share my wireless internet connection on my laptop to a few computers that did not have wireless network cards. This is how I solved the problem. What you will need: 1. Computer with wireless internet connection running Squid on Ubuntu 2. A few ethernet cables 3. A switch 4. A computer to […]
In Ubuntu, Google Chrome sets the system-wide network configuration when you specify a proxy. What does this mean? This means that when you want to use an instant messenger client like Pidgin or another desktop application, it will also use the proxy specified for Chrome. I like Chrome, but I also like to chat. To […]
If your squid proxy is not working after rebooting your PC it is possible that this is because the nameservers for your pc were not set before squid loaded. This leaves squid with no way to resolve the domains you are trying to access. For me, this behavior occured on a squid proxy I have […]
The light from the buttons on the Nokia 5800 can be distracting when watching movies. Fortunately, it is easy to turn off these buttons using a program called LightCtrl. Step 1 Download LightCtrl here. Step 2 The program is unsigned. You must get it signed to install it. You will need your IMEI to do […]