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Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« on: October 29, 2014, 06:36:48 pm »
"Moral of the story is, I'm watching PCU on my Raspberry PI, being controlled by my Android - do you guys understand what's going on? Do you understand how much this changes the game for LinuxMCE? I'm just asking. Just asking questions here".

....is probably the best thing I have heard ever.

Good on you.

Cheers,
Matt.

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Users / Re: RF remote, gyration replacement
« on: October 28, 2014, 05:45:57 pm »
...I should also add that in terms of "feel", every device I've tried feels different (in terms of cursor movement). You always get used to it eventually I find.

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Users / Re: RF remote, gyration replacement
« on: October 28, 2014, 05:44:31 pm »
I have tried several cheap gyro mini keyboards, and found this one ticks all the boxes for me. 14 quid.

Slightly weird is that the buttons are swapped, but when you are using it it kind of makes sense (closer to your thumb). Battery lasts nearly forever. F keys are all there and don't require shift/function to be pressed. Good range. Also has a card slot in case that's useful for you. My only gripe is that it doesn't have a laser pointer, but to be fair it's only the cats who suffer.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/190897144856

Cheers,
Matt.

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Users / Re: Shellshock vulnerability - do we need to do anything?
« on: October 03, 2014, 10:05:43 am »
Thanks for the expert help guys. My 10.04 installation is showing "Installed: 4.1-2ubuntu3.4" which matches the candidate, so looks like I'm good.

Cheers,
Matt.

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Users / Re: Shellshock vulnerability - do we need to do anything?
« on: October 02, 2014, 11:20:36 am »
Saw that but didn't twig that it was the issue I was having, thanks.

I followed the steps to make dash the default shell. I guess that solves the problem in itself.

I tried to then upgrade bash, but it said it was at the newest version - as far as I am aware it never got upgraded. So in any event I hope I'm safe.

Cheers,
Matt.

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Users / Re: Shellshock vulnerability - do we need to do anything?
« on: October 01, 2014, 04:12:40 pm »
I'm getting the following error:

Code: [Select]
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Suggested packages:
  bash-doc
Recommended packages:
  bash-completion
The following packages will be upgraded:
  bash
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 172 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/647kB of archives.
After this operation, 57.3kB disk space will be freed.
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
  bash
Authentication warning overridden.
(Reading database ... 132533 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace bash 4.1-2ubuntu3 (using .../bash_4.1-2ubuntu3.4_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement bash ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/bash_4.1-2ubuntu3.4_i386.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/bin/sh', which is also in package dash 0:0.5.5.1-3ubuntu2
update-alternatives: using /usr/share/man/man7/bash-builtins.7.gz to provide /usr/share/man/man7/builtins.7.gz (builtins.7.gz) in auto mode.
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
 /var/cache/apt/archives/bash_4.1-2ubuntu3.4_i386.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I have tried "sudo apt-get install --true-upgrade bash" and "sudo apt-get install --reinstall bash" also.

Cheers,
Matt.

EDIT: Could I chroot from a live CD or something? If yes, to what directory? Or have I misunderstood how one uses chroot?

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Users / Re: Shellshock vulnerability - do we need to do anything?
« on: October 01, 2014, 01:20:01 pm »
Yeah I was afraid somebody might say that :-)

Is there any way to upgrade only the packages affected by this issue?

Cheers,
Matt.

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Users / Shellshock vulnerability - do we need to do anything?
« on: October 01, 2014, 10:08:51 am »
Not wanting to start a panic or anything, but thought I should ask the question seeing as we are all using Linux and not only that, using it as a gateway/router.

I had an email come round at work warning us of this potential weakness. It was recommended we run the following command...
Quote
env X="() { :;} ; echo vulnerable" /bin/sh -c "echo this is a test

...to see if we are vulnerable. If I am to believe this test, then apparently I am.

What can we do, if anything?

Cheers,
Matt.

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Users / Re: Why Do Media Directors Exist?
« on: September 30, 2014, 01:45:12 pm »
For non-Dianemo users, I think I am right in saying that no option exists for controlling a lightweight non-MD no-orbiter generic media device?

I think phenigma's work on the RPi MD looks exciting and I'm looking forward to trying it, but if there were an option to install some generic media software onto RPi, and control that via the standalone touch screen orbiters, that would be interesting as well.

Cheers,
Matt.

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Users / Re: Audio track and Subtitle support
« on: September 26, 2014, 12:12:24 pm »
Just saw this. Again, very exciting. Thank you.

Cheers,
Matt.

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Installation issues / Re: Qorbiter creates a lot of Generic Proxy Orbiter?
« on: September 24, 2014, 09:27:17 am »
I reported a similar issue here http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php?topic=13368.0

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Users / Re: Raspberry Pi as a MediaDirector
« on: September 23, 2014, 01:41:53 pm »
I have been testing the raspberrypi as MD for some time now and am loving every second of it.
Phenigma has been doing a awesome job.
imho the rPi has great potential with CEC, its GPIO pins and all the aditional boards one can get for it.
The Pi has been great so far, sometimes it has a hickup in that it doesn't close the playing vid, but all in all, awesome!
No noise what so ever very low power.
Phenigma, thanks so far!

br,
Raymond

Now I am even MORE excited :) 1004 had better watch out.

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Users / Re: Volume issue with LG TV template
« on: September 22, 2014, 11:19:32 pm »
Thanks for the reply.

1. #2126 - LG RS232 (newer models)
2. 1004 (although it's days are numbered, gagging to try this RPi MD!)
3. Nope, never.
4. No, last upgraded 01/04/2013

Cheers,
Matt.

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Users / Re: Raspberry Pi as a MediaDirector
« on: September 22, 2014, 09:38:43 am »
This is really exciting. Looking forward to testing it.

Cheers,
Matt.

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Users / Volume issue with LG TV template
« on: September 16, 2014, 09:30:13 am »
Hello all,

I recently had to re-add my LG TV as it mysteriously stopped working. It works fine for the most part, although the TV volume doesn't work when switching over to a different input - a quick reload fixes this. This is a known issue.

However the behaviour I'm now seeing is that following a reload, you touch the volume controls (up or down), and bam the TV volume goes straight up to 99! Which in case you are wondering, is very, very loud :-)

Cheers,
Matt.

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