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Users / Re: Orbiter Clock
« on: February 03, 2014, 10:27:45 pm »
So basically, font is too big... ok...

if you open mysql and

SELECT * from Style;

you'll see a PK_Style for Clock

Edit the StyleVariation table, and change the font size entry for clock, which is, I believe 840 pixels, to something smaller, see if this fixes it.


Users / Re: Aeotec Z-Stick Series 2 troubleshooting
« on: January 31, 2014, 05:41:33 am »
When you do lsusb, do you see this in the list?

Code: [Select]
Bus 002 Device 005: ID 10c4:ea60 Cygnal Integrated Products, Inc. CP210x Composite Device


Users / Re: gc100 and rs232 control
« on: January 28, 2014, 10:25:59 pm »
you need to do \xXX\xXX\xXX ... note the backslash.


I would suggest trying LinuxMCE 12.04, and then talking either here in the forum, or on #linuxmce in on IRC, so we can help get this resolved. There hasn't been very much maintenance on the LIRC_DCE driver, and we need to make sure to get this working for most transcievers, again.

Can you tell me what you have for your IR transciever, and what the USB ID is etc, so that we can determine if a device template needs to be made for it?


Users / Re: At Home with LinuxMCE: Photos
« on: January 27, 2014, 04:03:50 am »
that is all.

For those that don't know, this is the desk of Langston Ball, the guy working on the next generation Orbiter engine (qOrbiter).


Users / Re: 710,810,1004 or what?
« on: January 27, 2014, 04:02:10 am »
I would suggest using 1204, as this is where all the development work is happening, especially with trying to get the telecom system back up to spec.

(1) Nobody has added a template to support TDM trunking with Asterisk, as we designed the wizard to handle SIP and IAX trunks, as they are infinitely easier to set up.

(2) there is no _phones_ wizard, only the page in the web admin to configure the phone devices.

(3) Thanks for liking the idea, but the documentation is only as good as what the community can contribute and maintain. This means people like you ferreting out and helping us find issues, because of the sheer scope of this project, we can't keep everything juggled all at the same time, nor expect to support every possible combination of how this software can be set up, at every point in time.

(4) hardware suggestions are just that, suggestions, and again, are put together from successful installations in the community. Those of us with good hardware configurations will post these on the wiki for others to benefit from, what else do you want?

(5) Thank you so much for offering to help with documentation. I would suggest logging onto IRC,, and going into #linuxmce (and eventually into #linuxmce-devel) so we can help you (a) get started with a workable solution, and (b) provide a funnel for brain dumping not only the existing documentation on the wiki, but also what's in our heads (which is infinitely more, it's just the way it is...)


Users / Re: At Home with LinuxMCE: Photos
« on: January 24, 2014, 04:34:32 pm »
Yes, look at that specific post, there is a font called HelveticaNeue-UltraLight.ttf.


Developers / Re: DNS inconsistencies, input sought.
« on: January 23, 2014, 05:31:05 am »

Users / Re: MD recommendations
« on: January 22, 2014, 04:33:14 am »
Jeebus! Intel are cranking these fuckers out!

It would be interesting to see how well this one runs, roughly same family of parts, so I don't see why not, most striking difference for me is an upgraded, faster GPU...


Users / Re:
« on: January 21, 2014, 05:14:43 am »
I had started code to build a Pandora player and plugin based on the PianoBar source code, but other priorities got pushed up. It needs to be coded, either by me, or by someone else... -Thom

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Users / Re: MythTV - mythfilldatabase
« on: January 20, 2014, 03:42:12 pm »
let's set aside some time to remote in, so I can see what's going on. I no longer use MythTV in LinuxMCE, so would need to look at an actual installation, to see what's going on.

We have a number of scripts in MythTV_Plugin which handle guide refresh, but I am not sure where they are being called anymore, greps aren't being forthcoming:



Users / Re: Smoke detector Everspring SF-812 detection
« on: January 20, 2014, 03:36:00 pm »
I would suggest testing this in 12.04, as we have rewritten the ZWave driver to use Open-ZWave. We are no longer making code changes to the old driver.


Hi! Great that you want to implement support for more hardware! LinuxMCE is more than happy to accomodate, however due to the sheer flexibility and options on implementing this code, it can be a bit tough to figure out where to start.

What you want to do, is create a DCE device for your lighting interface. It involves:

1. Creating a device template, describing your device, what it needs to function, what commands it can receive, events it can send, and any plug and play information which can be used to find the interface.
2. You will need to implement the code for the lighting interface. Currently you can do this in either C++ or Ruby (or shell script, using the DCE Whisperer).

You should read the following wiki pages:

And should you need more direction, feel free to stop by #linuxmce-devel on, and talk with developers. Hopefully we can get you on the right path.


Users / Re: Doorbell - Double event trigger
« on: January 19, 2014, 05:35:35 am »
This may very well be a bug. Can you file a ticket, so we can take a look @ it? :)


Users / Re: MD recommendations
« on: January 15, 2014, 04:33:27 pm »
and yes, if you have a TV that has either Ethernet or RS232, it can be controlled that way.

I am working with the USB UIRT engineer to find the problem that cropped up in 12.04 regarding the UIRT.


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