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Installing a Web Application Coppermine Photo Gallery

Once your LAMP server is operational, you can begin installing or creating applications to run on it. One such application is Coppermine Photo Gallery (CPG), the installation of which is demonstrated in this section. CPG is a Web-based photo gallery management system written in PHP. Through its Web interface, you can upload pictures to your own photo galleries, which will be available on the Web through your LAMP server. You can install CPG under a virtual host or under a user's home directory...

Displaying Images in gThumb

The GNOME Volume Manager mounts the contents of your USB camera, treating the memory of your camera as it would any file storage device. When I tried it with an Olympus digital camera, my images were available from the media usbdisk dcim 100olymp directory. Figure 4-11 shows an example of the gthumb-import window displaying the images from a digital camera. Download images from digital cameras with the gThumb image viewer. Download images from digital cameras with the gThumb image viewer. With...

Using Your Camera as a Storage Device

As I noted with my example of an Olympus camera with a USB connector, the GNOME Volume Manager is capable of detecting that camera once it is connected, and mounting its contents as a storage device. With the contents of a digital camera mounted, you can use your camera as a USB mass storage device by doing either of the following Opening the mounted directory in a folder window and using any file manager features to work with the images Changing to the mounted directory from the shell and...

Using Adobe Reader

The Portable Document Format (PDF) provides a way to store documents as they would appear in print. With Adobe Reader, you can view PDF files in a very friendly way. Adobe Reader makes it easy to move around within a PDF file. A PDF file may include hyperlinks, a table of contents, graphics, and a variety of type fonts. Recent versions even allow you to fill in forms or mark up content. You can get Adobe Reader for Linux from the Adobe Web site (www.adobe.com products acrobat readstep2.html)....

Playing Music with the Rhythmbox Audio Player

Rhythmbox provides the GNOME music player that lets you play music from a CD, local file system, or network location. Rhythmbox is built on the GStreamer framework for developing media players, video editors, and streaming media. You can play music files, import music from CDs, and play Internet radio stations, all from one interface. Recent additions let you play podcasts and free music from Magnatune and Jamendo online music services. Plug-ins for Rhythmbox let you display album covers, view...

Converting Audio Files with SoX

If you have a sound file in one format, but you want it to be in another format, Linux offers some conversion tools. The SoX utility can translate to and from any of the audio formats listed in Table 4-1. . - r p I Type sox h to see the supported audio types, as well as supported options and effects. Sound Formats Supported by the SoX Utility 8SVX Amiga musical instrument description format. Apple IIc IIgs and SGI AIFF files. May require a separate archiver to work with these files. Sun...

Domain[Estreet Os[Unix Server[Samba 227a smb

In this example, smbclient connects to the directory share named tmp as the Samba user named chris. If the password is accepted, you should see information about the server and a smb > prompt. If you cannot access the same shared directory from a Windows client, it's quite possible that the client is passing an improper username and password. Part of the problem may be that the Windows client is not providing encrypted passwords. For certain Windows clients, using encrypted passwords requires...