LIRC on Ubuntu 12.04 

The lircd init script (/etc/init.d/lirc) sets the ir driver to exclusively use the "lirc" protocol (which forwards all IR to LIRCD?). However, if you want to use the devinput system, I had to enable "nec" protocol, and use /dev/input/by-path/ as appropriate (versus /dev/lirc0). The protocol required may vary depending on the remote you are using (or emulating in the case of a programmable remote). Search for "/sys/class/rc/" and protocols in the lirc init script.
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Logitech Headset 

I tried plugging in a Logitech USB headset, and Windows7 x64 didn't recognize the device (unable to install driver). The solution was to copy usb.inf from C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\usb.inf_amd64_neutral_e2b28ecac19a29af to C:\Windows\Inf (there was no existing usb.inf) and then re-insert the device.

Currently the microphone is silent, which may be a hardware issue.
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Bastion Exception 

Purchased the Humble Indie Bundle V. Downloaded Bastion (not through Steam) and on startup, an error dialog popped up.

Turns out the .NET Framework was somehow disabled.

Windows 7:
Control Panel, Programs and Features, Turn Windows features on or off
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 - Make sure this is checked.

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MythTV not scheduling 

If MythTV is not scheduling recordings, tail -f /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log while running mythfilldatabase. At the end of it's run, mythfilldatabase will trigger a re-scan of upcoming recordings. If an SQL error occurs, it will be shown in the log.

"Prepared statement needs to be re-prepared" appears to be a MySQL error. This was fixed with mysqlcheck -u mythtv -p --repair mythconverg (using the password from /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt ). Rescheduling appears to happen immediately, without running mythfilldatabase again.
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MFC auto-resizing 

Automatic resizing controls.

Useful header that gives you a MFC-compatible method of doing basic automatic resizing for window/dialog controls. Useful when you have a dialog that is already designed and resizing is added as a late request.
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