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acripper - Automatically Rip Audio CDs to ogg,mp3 in openSUSE

Posted 04-15-2009 at 02:22 AM by rbkumaran

Automatic Command-line Ripper (acripper) is a free opensource tool for ripping and encoding CD tracks on the fly. It also tries to get the CD information from, a CDDB website and writes it to the encoded files. If no information from is available, it then tries to read CD information (CD title, artist name, tracks names) from a text file names “titles.txt” in the working directory. Read More
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Running Windows on Linux

Posted 04-14-2009 at 08:51 AM by Krautnribs

Originally Posted by xaxol View Post
I use vmware. It is easy to install (vmware has a good installation guide) and use. I have used it on Ubuntu/Suse10/FC4.
I have a computer that lost it's windows OS, so all I have is PCLinuxOS installed, Will this vmware run alone or do I have to have windows installed. If I must install windows I'll have to find a new legal copy which cost me money.

I've used quicken and need to use it on my linux system.

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xclip - Copy contents from command line to X clipboard in openSUSE

Posted 04-14-2009 at 02:54 AM by rbkumaran

xclip is a command line interface to the X11 selections (X11 clipboard). It can also be used for copying files, as an alternative to sftp/scp, thus avoiding password prompts when X11 forwarding has already been setup. xclip reads from Standard Input or from one or more files and copy it to the X11 clipboard making it available to the X applications.Read More
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Local Linux support base

Posted 04-13-2009 at 09:12 PM by Indymaynard

In my opinion, Linux needs more local support and advertising. It's harder to change someone's mind without a local support base being in their general vicinity.

I am currently attending a school for the military. I have been able to convince at least 4 people to switch to or use Linux. I haven't heard too many complaints.

The problem is that I have no other Linux users with which to confer. I would like to have a "support group" for Linux users. I know that...
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How to Install Microsoft Office 2007 on Ubuntu Intrepid

Posted 04-13-2009 at 07:56 AM by sridhar11

This is simple and easy tutorial How to Install Microsoft Office 2007 on Ubuntu Intrepid.

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