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Creative PC-CAM 750 on Fedora 10

About two years ago, I had published some notes about how to use the good old Creative PC-CAM 750 digital camera/webcam combo under Linux using the spca5xx kernel module. Many things have changed since then. The ‘spca5xx‘ driver has been re-released under the name GSPCA, which has lately made its way into the kernel. This…

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How to configure and use LIRC

LIRC is basically a small server which can decode or transmit infra-red signals. This is a tutorial about how to set up the LIRC server and how to use it in order to control your system or specific LIRC-enabled applications with a remote control. Examples of simple or more complicated setups are also provided.

Fedora sound recording problems… solved

Today I realized that my system’s ability to record sounds was gone… I had set it to record a TV show a couple of days ago, and when I sat back to watch it this morning, I was surprized by the fact that the clip had no sound! Actually, the sound stream was just silence!