Sunday, November 29, 2009

HDMI sound output on nVidia 9300 with Ubuntu 9.10

Start
alsamixer
from a terminal, unmute output IEC 958 1 (on the far right, scroll right out of the screen).

Then go to sound preferences, hardware tab and choose a profile with HDMI output.

Above works for Ubuntu Karmic 9.10 with nVidia IGP 9300 chipset.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

WinTV Ministick-HD firmware for Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic

Found the missing driver for my Hauppauge WinTV Ministick-HD. Downloaded sms1xxx-hcw-55xxx-dvbt-02.fw and placed in /lib/firmware.