[Discussion] How does one use the supercool new jukebox software?
robin at bumblepuppy.org
Thu Feb 9 11:34:44 NZDT 2012
On Thu, 09 Feb 2012 10:11:00 +1300, Jaco van der Merwe - Workshop
Enterprises Ltd. wrote:
>> we found some on tuesday, although apparently there is a fault in
>> somewhere. also, i have some old speakers from various stereos.
>> the idea
>> of those "PC" or "multimedia" speakers is bizarre - they're just
>> speakers, like any other, the re-branding is pointless
> The idea of PC-speakers are a nice all-in-one "kit" that has the
> stereo jack, built-in pre-amp & volume control.
...and i've never heard any that are even vaguely listenable. anyway, i
think i've taken us off the point
> Ideally I'd be looking for a scuffed set of Logitech 2.1 speakers off
> for under, say, $20 (Logitech is the only tech brand I have any kind
> confidence in - has never failed me)
if someone can supply a power adapter, i think there are some old
speakers i was given which are floating around my house. i'll have a
> The jukebox currently boots into skinny X (no window- or
> desktop-manager) & interacts with the input-devices.
> It uses GMPC for the interface (GMPC has some great tweaks), which
> allows the controls to be mapped to any key.
righto, sounds simple then
> Does anyone know whet happened to that flexible keyboard?
> I'd like to make use of a smaller keyboard inthe mean-time while
> building the system.
i have one spare that i could donate if you can't find it
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