Monthly Archive: May 2010

ffdshow Bypassing Xonar’s Control Panel and Settings 0

ffdshow Bypassing Xonar’s Control Panel and Settings

I recently bought an Asus Xonar DX as I was getting fed up of the interference on my onboard sound card. However, as I use headphones I often need to use the soundcard’s functions to boost the bass a bit if I want to hear it. While most applications would go via the Xonar control panel and boost the bass,...

Installing KDE on Ubuntu 0

Installing KDE on Ubuntu

Ever felt like trying out the KDE desktop interface, but didn’t fancy downloading Kubuntu and installing from scratch? Good news! You can easily install KDE from your current Gnome-based Ubuntu install and it’s dead simple. Open up Synaptic Package Manager and search for “kubuntu” in the quick search, in the list of results select kubuntu-desktop and then click apply. Synaptic...