Category: Ubuntu

  • How to convert .MTS files to .AVI in Ubuntu using ffmpeg

    Just a quick post. If you want to bulk convert .MTS files (from JVC or Sony HD camcorders) then you can use the below script: You’ll need csh and ffmpeg installed: sudo apt-get install csh ffmpeg Make a new file called convert (I use joe but you can use nano or whatever you prefer) joe…

  • Setting up Munin on Ubuntu 10.04

    Server setup (as root): apt-get install apache2┬ámunin munin-node munin-plugins-extra munin-libvirt-plugins munin-java-plugins a2dissite default Edit munin apache config to enable stats to be veiwed from anywhere: joe /etc/apache2/conf.d/munin change Allow localhost 127.0.0.1/8 ::1 line to: allow all Restart apache2: /etc/init.d/apache2 restart Setup hosts we want to monitor in /etc/munin/munin.conf . For each host we need to…

  • How to get EIT working with MythTV; MythTV Satalite EIT Woes

    At work we’ve got a MythTV (mythbuntu) server with 2x DVB-S and 2x DVB-S2 cards. For a while I struggled away at trying to get the tv grabber to collect tv lisitings but it required me to configure each channel individually, not a pain if it’s a one off but for some reason I found…

  • Network problems after a Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx install and what fixed them for me

    After installing from a live CD where there was no problem with the network, I was supprised to boot a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 lucid lynx, with no network access. Fair enough, I thought probably just a one off, my PC. However after my work mate also had trouble with the network after a…