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  1. #21
    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    Either at home or at work or down the pub

    Quote Originally Posted by cousinlucky View Post
    I installed VLC a while ago but I could never get it, or anything else, to work so I figured I needed to buy the codex.
    If you still have it installed cuz, open a terminal and type vlc (and press enter to run it) and then paste the output in to a new thread in the Ubuntu forum. That should give us any errors.
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    There's only one true answer my friend,
    It's Adam Bloody West!

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  2. #22
    Please believe me Roky, nothing is easy for me with a computer!!
    Too Bad you don't live a block away from me. Anyways. Blaring below through a old 1970s Pioneer Amplifier (200watts per channel) using this turned up real loud in my M/C shop while I am working.

    harry@bikertest2:~$ pianobar
    Welcome to pianobar (2011.01.24)! Press ? for a list of commands.
    [?] Username: rok
    [?] Password: 
    (i) Login... Ok.
    (i) Get stations... Ok.
    	 0)     AC/DC Radio
    	 1)     Audioslave Radio
    	 2)     Avenged Sevenfold Radio
    	 3)     Buckcherry Radio
    	 4)     Charlie Sexton Radio
    	 5)     Chris Rea Radio
    	 6)     Depeche Mode Radio
    	 7) q   Evanescence Radio
    	 8)     Faith No More Radio
    	 9)     Gorillaz Radio
    	10)  Q  roks QuickMix
    	11)     Hoobastank Radio
    	12)     Les Claypool Radio
    	13)     Little Feat Radio
    	14)     Marilyn Manson Radio
    	15)     Nickelback Radio
    	16) q   Nine Inch Nails Radio
    	17)     Puddle Of Mudd Radio
    	18)     Savoy Brown Radio
    	19)     Seether Radio
    	20)     Stevie Ray Vaughan Radio
    	21)     The Black Keys Radio
    	22)     The Cult Radio
    	23)     The Fabulous Thunderbirds Radio
    	24)     Thin Lizzy Radio
    	25)     Thousand Foot Krutch Radio
    	26)     ZZ Top Radio
    [?] Select station: 26
    |>  Station "ZZ Top Radio" (426160442026919314)
    (i) Receiving new playlist... Ok.
    |>  "Legs" by "ZZ Top" on "Greatest Hits"
    |>  "Mary Jane's Last Dance" by "Tom Petty" on "Greatest Hits"
    |>  "Hotel California" by "The Eagles" on "Eagles"
    |>  "Black Magic Woman.Gypsy Queen" by "Santana" on "The Best of Santana"
    (i) Receiving new playlist... Ok.
    |>  "Woke Up With Wood" by "ZZ Top" on "Afterburner"
    |>  "Takin' Care Of Business" by "Bachman-Turner Overdrive" on "The Anthology"
    |>  "Sweet Home Alabama (Live)" by "Lynyrd Skynyrd" on "One More From The Road (Live)"
    |>  "You Really Got Me" by "Van Halen" on "Van Halen"
    (i) Receiving new playlist... Ok.
    |>  "Life In The Fast Lane" by "The Eagles" on "Eagles"
    |>  "Sharp Dressed Man" by "ZZ Top" on "Greatest Hits"
    |>  "Shot Down In Flames" by "AC/DC" on "Highway To Hell"
    |>  "I Won't Back Down" by "Tom Petty" on "Full Moon Fever"
    (i) Receiving new playlist... Ok.
    |>  "Sunshine Of Your Love" by "Cream" on "Disraeli Gears"
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    Last edited by rokytnji; 03-28-2011 at 10:06 PM.
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    Accepting Death is the only way to stay alive.

  3. #23
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    Those that like good country fiddling should give Thirty-Year Retrospective (Live) by Mark O'Conner a try. You can hear some short clips from it at Amazon, or iTunes: Thirty-Year Retrospective: Live: Mark O'Connor

    iTunes: Thirty-Year Retrospective (Live) by Mark O'Connor

    edit: I should add that some of the songs on this album are not your classic country sound, but more in line with progressive country, and maybe even a jazzy sound on some of them. O'Conner was a state and national fiddling champion many times during teenage years, hence his country roots. Note that he also won national championships on the guitar and mandolin.
    Last edited by oz; 03-29-2011 at 02:10 AM.

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  5. #24
    Linux Newbie daacosta's Avatar
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    Medellín, Colombia
    ZZ Top I really like that band

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  6. #25
    I wish I could grow a ZZ-Top beard..

  7. #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by daacosta View Post
    ZZ Top I really like that band
    I went to see them in concert when they were at the peak of their fame and they certainly do put on quite a show.

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    Trusted Penguin Dapper Dan's Avatar
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    I love ZZ Top as well and have been an avid listener of their music since 1973. My favourite by them is "My Head's In Mississippi."
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  9. #28
    Turn it up loud Gary Newman Hybrid
    I refuse to let fear and fear of others rule my life. It puts my humanity at risk.
    Accepting Death is the only way to stay alive.

  10. #29
    Linux Enthusiast cousinlucky's Avatar
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    New York City
    Quote Originally Posted by rokytnji View Post

    Probably because you are running Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. You can click on my provided link and download the .deb package. You can install it using Gdebi if you wish or from terminal with the dpkg -i command. Gdebi would be easier for you though I guess. Gdebi should resolve any dependencies (if any are needed, maybe not). It is a very lightweight application Cuz. It is a terminal only application. No launcher. You launch it by typing cclive in terminal. No gui either.
    Roky, the Gdebi install overheated and froze my computer, even force quit would not work, I had to unplug my computer.
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  11. #30
    Sheesh. I can't win for losing bro. I'm sorry you are having so much trouble.

    I thought a all deb would see you through. My bad. Open Synaptic and see on bottom taskbar if it lists any broken packages. If you see a broken package listed.
    Try picking Edit>Fix Broken Packages. Crosses Fingers.

    If no broken package is shown in bottom taskbar of synaptic. Type cclive in search box. If it shows up. Click on box and use reinstall option to be sure it installed ok. If it does not show up after search. Forget installing cclive. NYC Stanton Island just must be a bad spot in the universe. My best guess any hows.

    Gdebi should not have froze. It either would have said it can't install package. Or. It would have installed it. It's a wonderment.

    Edit: Is Ubuntu 8.04 LTS at end of support life yet? Maybe that is why is all I can guess.

    2nd Edit: When was the last time you hit reload in synaptic or did a
    sudo apt-get update
    Last edited by rokytnji; 03-30-2011 at 01:43 AM.
    I refuse to let fear and fear of others rule my life. It puts my humanity at risk.
    Accepting Death is the only way to stay alive.

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