What are the arguments against Mono? Does the Microsoft Community Promise change anything?

In my research for getting Banshee to compile for Windows, I stumbled on this post. It seems there still lives a LOT of suspicion towards Mono in the Linux community for being a timebomb Microsoft...

Code challenge: Bash prompt path shortener

I implemented a prompt path shortener for bash to be included in the PS1 environment variable, which shortens the working directory into something more compact but still descriptive. I'm curious...

Terminal - Delete All Folders Not Containing .mp3 Files

I'm using Banshee on Linux and I have it auto-organize my music collection in folder hierarchies. When I add a new album to my Music folder, Banshee automatically moves (and renames) the mp3s and...

Is it possible that GTK or gtksharp on Windows hardcodes the loader DLLs?

I have just completed my GTK#/Mono application and am preparing to build an installer. (I'm working in .NET Framework 3.5 and the Most recent stable Mono, 2.6.7, which installs Gtk 2.10.0) I would...

ALSA: open a PCM device in shared mode

I want to playback some audio data using ALSA to a PCM device. As an example I have downloaded this sample example and run it in my PC. It works fine when no other process is currently using the...

M4A Tagging Issues

I'm having an issue with inserting M4A atoms into a file. Since the original file does not have a udta structure, I added it using an existing M4A file I had lying around as a guide. Here's what I...

Connecting to dbus over tcp

I wrote a simple python program to play and pause banshee music player. While its working on my own machine, I have trouble doing it to a remote computer, connected to the same router (LAN). I...

Parsing Blocks of Data in REBOL

I have (games scores) data in this format: Hotspurs Giants 356 6 275 4 442 3 Fierce Lions Club 371 3 2520 5 0 4 Mountain Tigers 2519 2 291 6 ...

Is Xamarin Studio absolutely required to release Mono apps on the Mac App Store & MonoMacPackager obsolete?

There was a time, not two years ago, when you could didn't need Xamarin.Mac to deploy Mono apps to the Mac App Store. To be clear, that's the store for Mac OS X desktop apps, not iOS apps. Now...

How can I see that an album is from "Various Artists"

I am writing my own little (web based) music player at the moment. But I am failing because of some albums. I store all the information about songs, albums, and artists in a NoSQL database, like...

Encode video for ipod classic

I just finished installing ffmpeg on debian wheezy using these instructions - http://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/UbuntuCompilationGuide. Now I want to encode a video to play on my iPod classic. The video...

Why is no package 'mono' found?

Attempting to install Banshee from source on a CentOS 7 machine (migrating from Ubuntu and I want to retain my playlists and settings). ./configure results in: configure: error: Package...

How do I acquire the dependency 'gstreamer-sharp-1.0'?

I have decided I would like to contribute to an open source project, so I am attempting to contribute to Banshee media player. I have got the latest commit from GitHub. When I try to compile the...

Pygame- detect if a key is held down?

So I am doing a simple thing, and have been following a tutorial on youtube. I have the ability to move the banshee (I used an image from Halo for my ship) using WASD, but I have to repetitively...

Build TagLib# DLL from source and make it COM Visible to PHP

Hello I want to scan audio-video files and store their metadata in a database using php. I found this Command-line wrapper that uses TagLib.dll compiled by banshee developpers to do the job. It's...

Global hotkeys for next track in awesome wm

How do you deal with function keyboard and with keys: XF86AudioPlay XF86AudioPause XF86AudioPrev XF86AudioNext in awesome wm? I've made shortcuts to raise/lower/mute using the volume buttons in...

fullscreen for vlc in Awesome wm

is there a way to let awesome set vlc in full screen without displaying the menu and progress-bar? I already tried to do this using dbus, but this won´t work for vlc. P.S.: the code I used for...

AngularJS Filter text by a selection on the dropdown

How would I be able to search or filter by the selection on the "By"? Let's say I have a list of TV shows that displays the title and the year. I then have a search functionality in which I have...

angularJS routing using controllerAs

I am new to angularJS and trying to learn. I have config.js file where I am defining my config function. The first line of this file itself gives an error. ...

$location.path("/"); not working properly

When I am trying to use $location.path(), the url changes but whatever I have passed in .path is appened to my current url. I want that when I execute my addShow(), I want to go to index.html...

Problems with the if statement in C

int main() { printf ("Welcome in Lorempipsuland.h\n"); printf ("Choose one oh the paths:\n"); printf ("1-Nerd programmer's Rocky Mountains\n"); printf ("2-Olografic Banshee's Lakes\n"); c =...

Syntax Error with Python

I dev tools for automating a spot on a FB game, but since I encounter a problem Syntax that I had not two days ago ... yet I do not see j or 'could have done error. If anyone sees clearer than me...

OpenSuse - Can't install Rails: File not found on medium

I'm trying to set up a Ruby on Rails environment within OpenSuse, but I've encountered a problem. When running sudo zypper install rubygem-railties-3_2 all I get is File '/repodata/repomd.xml' not...

Center images in a 2 column layout

So I'm working with XHTML5 rules and CSS, and for some reason my text (which has mostly been cut as irrelevant here) is wrapping around my images. What I want is two columns side by side, with the...

Java WMIC command is not recognized in Unix

I'm trying to execute the following command from a Java application using a process: /bin/wmic -U banshee/allotquery --password=******** //banshee.4g4g.com '--delimiter="|"' 'SELECT...

GTK allow open files with new vala application

I'm developing a media player with Vala and I want to be able to open audio files with this application (once it is installed). In .descktop files I added the following MIME types to indicate...

How do you get the full set of compiler and linker flags used by ndk-build?

Is there a straightforward way to get the full set of compile and linker flags used by NDK builds? Right now we're hacking things by looking through the cmake files created when you add C++ to an...

An SQLite3 query is running nearly instantaneous on some versions of a database, but takes orders of magnitude longer on others

I am old-fashioned and have been using Banshee as my primary music player for years. Luckily I am mostly happy with it, except for a certain issue I've been debugging for the past few days, in...

Issue using certbot with nginx

I'm actually working on a webapp, I use Reactjs for the frontend and Golang for the backend. Those 2 programs are hosted separately on 2 VMs on Google-Compute-Engine. I want to serve my app...

Error: A member cannot be initialized except in a constructor

I am getting this error while running the code on banshee. .. I tried running on other compilers n it worked..m getting the picture of the code error only on banshee.....can anyone help me with...