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november 25, 2009

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november 14, 2009
  • cat << "EOF" | mysql -umythtv -p mythconverg
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS musicmetadata;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS musicplaylist;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS smartplaylistcategory;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS smartplaylist;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS smartplaylistitem;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_albums;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_artists;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_genres;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_playlists;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_songs;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_stats;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_smartplaylists;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_smartplaylist_items;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_smartplaylist_categories;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_directories;
    DROP TABLE IF EXISTS music_albumart;
    DELETE FROM settings WHERE value = 'MusicDBSchemaVer';
    EOF

    then restart mythfrontend.

    (tags: mythtv 2009 -11)

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november 12, 2009

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november 9, 2009
  • Phun is an educational, entertaining and somewhat (!) addictive piece of software for playing around in a 2D physics sandbox in a cartoony fashion. Phun is not just another game, but is intended to bring in interactive physics as an enabling technology for entirely new concepts and usage patterns in creative computing for animation, simulation, narrativity, engineering, art and education.

    Phun has deep gameplay, where you combine problem solving with creativity and artistry, and therefore Phun is both educational and entertaining, and much enjoyed by children as well as adults. Still, we think Phun is just the beginning…

    Phun was developed by Emil Ernerfeldt in his MSc thesis project at the Department of Computing Science at Umeå university, supervised by Kenneth Bodin, VRlab/HPC2N.

    Originally, the MSc project that lead to Phun was announced by Kenneth Bodin as a project for a the science center, Umevatoriet, in Umeå. However, Emil went way beyond this and Phun has found its way t

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november 7, 2009

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november 5, 2009
  • BasicLinux is designed specifically for old PCs. It uses a small kernel and busybox to provide a low-RAM Linux, capable of browsing the web, doing email, and functioning as an X terminal. The current release of BasicLinux is particularly suitable for old laptops — it has PCMCIA capability and includes MagicPoint (a presentation tool similar to PowerPoint).

    The current release of BasicLinux is 3.50. It comes in two versions: one boots from a DOS harddrive, the other boots from floppies. Both versions have the option to install themselves to a Linux partition on the harddrive.