Difference between revisions of "User:Alx9r"

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(Extensions I'd Like to See Added to this Wiki)
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*http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ParserFunctions as needed for navboxes described at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Transwiki
 
*http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ParserFunctions as needed for navboxes described at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Transwiki
 
*A mainstream Common.css (I suggest just copying wikipedia's).
 
*A mainstream Common.css (I suggest just copying wikipedia's).
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=Stuff that ought to be in a "Newbie Portal"=
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*Pointer to FAQ
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*Hardware Selection
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**graphics chips that work
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**discrete codes, RS232 control
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**some summary of what is currently being used and pointer to sample user setups
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*LinuxMCE Installation
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**Things to Contemplate Before the Installation
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***Network Topology
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***VDR vs Myth
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***Audio and Video Connections
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**Things you'll Probably Want to Have for the Install
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***a monitor to use during some low-level operations
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***another computer connected to the internet and the core
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***an ssh client
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***a keyboard and mouse, wireless is nice, synergy also works
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*Some Common But Non-Automatic Setup Steps
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**adding support for IR Remote
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**controlling RS232 AV Equipment
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*Getting Help
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*Troubleshooting
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**How to find and view logs (ie. /var/log/pluto, tail -f)

Revision as of 15:10, 15 June 2008

Sample User Setup

I have moved my sample user setup to the wiki topic Alx9r's Sample Setup.

Extensions I'd Like to See Added to this Wiki

Stuff that ought to be in a "Newbie Portal"

  • Pointer to FAQ
  • Hardware Selection
    • graphics chips that work
    • discrete codes, RS232 control
    • some summary of what is currently being used and pointer to sample user setups
  • LinuxMCE Installation
    • Things to Contemplate Before the Installation
      • Network Topology
      • VDR vs Myth
      • Audio and Video Connections
    • Things you'll Probably Want to Have for the Install
      • a monitor to use during some low-level operations
      • another computer connected to the internet and the core
      • an ssh client
      • a keyboard and mouse, wireless is nice, synergy also works
  • Some Common But Non-Automatic Setup Steps
    • adding support for IR Remote
    • controlling RS232 AV Equipment
  • Getting Help
  • Troubleshooting
    • How to find and view logs (ie. /var/log/pluto, tail -f)