MPD Not Starting: mpdlisten: Failed to listen on localhost (line 69)

May 8th, 2012 | By

Having this problem are we? Did you just make some changes to your network/wireless setup by any chance? I know I did.  Well for me what my problem was was that I emptied my /etc/network/interfaces file to try to troubleshoot some wireless problems and in doing so it caused mpd to stop functioning.. So right
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AMD Trinity A10 4600M APU

May 8th, 2012 | By

Well in the light of the release of the first AMD Trinity 4600-M laptop over there in Korea for the low cost of 950,000 Won or so I felt it appropriate to do an entire post about AMD’s A10 4600M series APU.    While there will be the A10 5800k which you can read about
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First AMD Trinity APU laptop on sale at a great price

May 8th, 2012 | By

Gmarket has details on the first AMD Trinity laptop to go on sale, 7 days before teh official release date of the 15th of May.  The price on the page is around 950,000 Won which is roughly 500 Euro’s or so. This laptop has 8GB of Ram on it a 1TB drive and with a clock
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MPD (music player daemon) crashing after 2 seconds in Debian Squeeze

May 6th, 2012 | By

Yea, this was a fun little one that cropped up this week for whatever god damn reason.. Anyways i would love a file into GMP and get it ready to go and I would get 2 seconds when MPD would crash.. Sometimes it crashed so hard I had to restart alsa and modprobe my soundcard
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The Accelerated Processing Unit (It is the future you know?)

May 4th, 2012 | By

While you may be thinking that you know all there is to know about the Accelerated Processing Unit or APU, as made famous by AMD, I’m here to tell you that perhaps there’s just a few tidbits that you don’t know just yet.  While it is easy to think that the Accelerated Processing Unit is
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Improving Wireless stability and connectivity in Debian Squeeze with Atheros AR9287

May 4th, 2012 | By

Well ever since moving to my new apartment here the landlords wifi has just been atrocious.  I mean I lived down in Colombia, I’ve piggy-backed off wifi signals in Croatia, i’ve backpacked around the world jerry rigging blackberries as tethers in developing countries in the middle of no where and this wifi here is BY
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Cannot login to Skype in Linux: Another instance may exist

May 4th, 2012 | By

Try deleting the ~/.Skype/shared.xml and shared.lck and ~/.Skype/PROFILENAME/config.lck next rename .Skype to .Skype_saved and restart skype You will be able to login correctly but not mcuh good without all your stuff so copy _saved directory over the regular one and see if that helps. If it doesn’t then check this out: You need to find
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AMD’s A10 5800k – Let’s take a look at this hot Trinity APU

May 3rd, 2012 | By

So let’s take a look at this hot new AMD Trinity APU who’s release date is looking to be set for May the 15th.  The A10 5800k is the high end of the Trinity APU’s aimed at the desktop market.  While AMD might not be putting up such a huge fight to compete with the
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What is an APU?

May 3rd, 2012 | By

Well if you haven’t figured it out by now, May is the Month of the APU, also known as the accelerated processing unit.  AMD’s APUs to be more exact and if you want to get even more precise than that we are talking about the Piledriver core also known as the Trinity chip.  AMD’s Trinity
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AMD Trinity Roadmap – 2012 and Beyond

May 3rd, 2012 | By

Ready for a ton of cool new code named AMD APUs (like excavator or Trinity)? Well get ready because the maker of the computer industry’s APUs has a pretty exciting Roadmap for 2013. But before we go too deep into the nitty gritty of the AMD Trinity Roadmap and Roadmaps for other lines, let’s start
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