Scanning and Printing to Epson Artisan 725 on Fedora 17

It is a wonderful thing to get a new toy to play with, but frustrating when you plug it in and then the trouble begins. It works with most systems but sometimes there is one that just wants to cause a bit of pain. Well that happened recently when I tried to install my Epson Artisan To enjoy scanning over the on Fedora 17. This issue was getting the scanning features to work with GIMP. Previously I was... read more

How To Retrieve and edit MOD Movies off Panasonic Camorders

There are days that there is something you see makes you just scratch your head and go What?? Well one of those came to me when I was given a Panasonic Camcorder in which there was no software just the device and USB cable and asked to retrieve the movies and make a DVD. Upon connecting to the device I found files with the .MOD extension. Since I am running VLC I was able to double-click and was able to... read more

How to install Plex Media Server on CentOS / Fedora / RHEL

In an earlier post we covered installing Plex Media Server on a Windows 7 system. In this post we’ll cover how to install and configure on a Linux system, CentOS 6.2 to be exact, but this process can be used on Fedora / and RHEL as well. First make sure you meet the system requirements. System Requirements: 1.6 GHz processor (2.4 GHz dual core for 1080p transcoding). 256 MB RAM Gigabit... read more

Plex Media Server v0.9.6.6 / Plex v0.9.5.4 / Plex for iOS v2.5 Released

Great News !! Plex Media Server v0.9.6.6 / Plex v0.9.5.4 / Plex for iOS v2.5 has been released and here is the laundry list. You can download it here and look for a future post on installing and configuring on Linux as well as some custom DLNA configs! If you’ve experienced an issue with TV scans missing posters or other artwork, somewhat randomly, this has been... read more

Streaming the Internet with Roku HD

Recently I felt the need to stream Internet content and update my Toshiba 19″ Flat panel to the latest century and on a friends recommendation found the Roku 2 XD. The Roku 2 XD is one of four models, It is a stylish small form factor box that plugs in either standard RCA cables or HDMI. Each Roku 2 XD player comes with: IR remote 2 x AAA batteries A/V cable A/C Power adapter Getting Started guide... read more

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