Posts Tagged ‘Linux’

Today my new midi keyboard , ( an M-Audio Oxygen 61 ) finally arrived! In the past , as a child I had regular piano lessons for almost 7 years but somewhere close to high school I abandoned it.. Lately and after watching Nodame Cantabille ( great anime btw xD ) it all suddenly came [...]

AmmarServer for Linux / NVIDIA problems solved..!

Posted: 1st August 2012 by Ammar Qammaz in Post
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I am pleased to report that using NVidia driver 304.22 along with a 3.2.0-28 kernel and powermizer set to the lowest level ( always ) is stable and I can now once again play starcraft 2 using wine without my pc getting a blank screen every 10 minutes ..! My /etc/X11/xorg.conf Screen section follows..! Section [...]

NVIDIA problems cont. , digging deeper :P

Posted: 7th July 2012 by Ammar Qammaz in Post
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Using irqpoll pcie_aspm=off selinux=0 as boot parameters and setting powermizer to lowest performance setting ( to prevent the gfx card from heating at all ) , disabled openGL flipping , the crashing behaviour has changed.. The card no longer drops from the PCIexpress bus but instead it produces some more revealing messages .. While playing [...]

After upgrading my main desktop machine ( core i7 with a GTX 295 and an ASUS P6T SE motherboard ) to lubuntu 12.04 ( Linux ammar-desktop 3.2.0-26-generic #41-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 14 17:49:24 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux ) I reinstalled wine to continue playing Fallout New Vegas and Starcraft 2 on my linux [...]

Creating timelapse videos on Linux

Posted: 12th December 2011 by Ammar Qammaz in Post
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In the past weeks I started to take timelapse photographs using my Nikon D-7000 camera and ffmpeg and image magick video and picture converters..! My camera has a built in intervalometer that I use to acquire the pictures , but lower-end cameras that do not have this kind of functionality can be “hacked” with an [...]