VLC audio delay in Ubuntu fix

October 30, 2011

If your audio is always a second late in VLC, try this workaround.

gksudo gedit /etc/pulse/default.pa

Find the line:
load-module module-udev-detect
and append: tsched=0
It now reads:
load-module module-udev-detect tsched=0

Now, restart pulseaudio with
pulseaudio -k

This should solve the problem


VLC: Open only one window

February 23, 2011

If you want to play your media files in VLC, you certainly want it to open multiple windows if you open multiple files.

One instance (window) is helpful if you want to create a playlist by simply clicking on your files in the file explorer. This way is verified to work in Ubuntu: Read the rest of this entry »


Fast Picture Sorter for Ubuntu (Update:Video)

February 15, 2011

Did you ever feel the need to go through a huge pile of pictures and sort them in different folders?

This script opens the pictures and you have the choice to move them directly to a folder by only pressing one key.

How does it work? Read the rest of this entry »


How-to: Huawei 1750 on Ubuntu

November 17, 2010

When the Huawei is plugged in, it falls in a USB-Card Mode where the Modem is turned off. Under Windows, the connection manager of the Stick would turn on the modem, but as we are under Linux, there has to be another trick: Read the rest of this entry »


Logitech Z-5 Volume fix [Ubuntu]

November 15, 2010

I got a nice pair of Logitech Z-5 speakers for my apartment at the university but directly stuggled with volume control. It was somewhat working, but only in the range from 90-100%, 90 being whisper quiet and 93 being rock concert loud.

I found an easy workaround:

Open the fileĀ /etc/pulse/default.pa as root:

gksu gedit /etc/pulse/default.pa Read the rest of this entry »


Android: Gmote tries to be your PC remote

July 21, 2010

Gmote is a smart remote application for your android handset. It lets you search through the folders of your pc and start music or videos. You can control the mousepointer using the touchpad functionality.

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How-to Convert Dts,MKV to AC3,TS

July 13, 2010

As I use my Playstation 3 to watch my Movies/TV-Shows, I often run into problems with codec support.

As everyone knows, the PS3 doesn’t support .mkv and dts. But there is no need to convert the whole movie to mp4 or else.

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