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new installation keeping /home partition; Loving Advice

Posted 08-18-2008 at 12:07 AM by Nityanandi

Retaining /home partition during installation is like balancing a pencil on its point, unless the installation presents option of whether or not to retain previous configurations and the user says NO, DO NOT; because sometimes one is only installing to be rid of those configurations that were tying the OS up in a knot. On my Asus 9rp laptop i installed so many distros, delighted to retain my home directory; but it is because of this that none of them worked; worse yet, they all added my new configurations...
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PyTube - Download,Edit,Convert videos from video sharing websites

Posted 08-17-2008 at 08:50 AM by rbkumaran

PyTube is a GUI tool to download videos online from Video-sharing websites like Youtube, Google videos. Not only can it download files, PyTube can search for videos and help you to convert the videos to your format of choice. Also, can manipulate videos like Apply Audio into Video, Merge videos, resize videos, create ringtones to your mobilephone, rotate videos etc.<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/multimedia/pytube-downloadeditconvert-videos-from-video-sharing-websites/" alt="PyTube...
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Clive - Download videos from YouTube & other video sharing websites

Posted 08-15-2008 at 04:54 PM by rbkumaran

clive is an open source command line tool to extract videos and to bypass the need to use Adobe Flash in order to view user-generated content available on video-sharing websites. Clive supports Youtube, GoogleVideo, Dailymotion, metacafe, Guba, Sevenload, Myvideo. Clive converts the downloaded Flash Video into a MP4 file avoiding the need of having a Flash Video Player.<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/internet-browser/clive-download-videos-from-youtube-other-video-sharing-websites/"...
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More with Gambas...

Posted 08-15-2008 at 02:50 PM by Chargh

Time for an update. I have been doing more experimentation with probability Gambas code. It is amazing how useful probability can be, with a little work you can make a functional artificial intelligence with just a random number generator. My code has been taking on some interesting forms, but I dont feel at liberty to tell what yet.

Free Empires has been getting some more attention recently from Me and Graham. We have been messing around with sprite drawing, having fun texturing....
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How to Change MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) of network interface in Ubuntu Linux

Posted 08-15-2008 at 02:30 PM by sridhar11

Maximum Transmission Unit(MTU), the largest physical packet size, measured in bytes, that a network can transmit. Any messages larger than the MTU are divided into smaller packets before being sent.By optimizing the MTU setting you can gain substantial network performance increases, especially when using dial-up modem connections.

<a href="http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-change-mtu-maximum-transmission-unit-of-network-interface-in-ubuntu-linux.html">Full Story</a>...
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