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DVD Ripping

Posted 04-25-2011 at 11:54 AM by sag47

I work for a Scientific Institution and a company which recorded talks decided to give us all the talks in DVD format instead of a hard drive full of video files. This is kind of counter intuitive however luckily I use Linux at work. Long story short mencoder with lame installed solved my problems.

-vf harddup 
-vf-add smartblur=.6:-.5:0,unsharp=l5x5:.8:c5x5:.4 
-xvidencopts fixed_quant=4:profile=dxnhtntsc 
-lameopts cbr:br=128:aq=0:vol=1
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success running amarok

Posted 04-24-2011 at 07:56 PM by megasaputra

after i went through along time, finally amarok can run successfully. i can hear both ogg and mp3. some more i can run mp4 and flv using kaffeine. although i have not installed gstreamer-0_10-plugins-bad, while i have installed other codecs based on
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Running Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) unity 3D on virtualbox 4.x

Posted 04-24-2011 at 04:20 AM by sridhar11

Unity provides a complete, simple, touch-ready environment that integrations your applications and your workflow.Unity is designed for netbooks and related touch-based devices. It includes a new panel and application launcher that makes it fast and easy to access preferred applications, such as the browser, while removing screen elements that are rarely used in mobile and netbook computing.This tutorial will explain how to run unity under virtualbox.

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How to make the Creative SoundBlaster 5.1vx sound card work on Linux

Posted 04-23-2011 at 05:29 PM by DJ Shaji

This is something anybody who owns a Creative SoundBlaster 5.1vx would be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving !
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World of Warcraft

Posted 04-21-2011 at 04:53 AM by johnwkey

How difficult is it to get World of Wacraft running under Linux Mint on an ACER Travelmate?
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