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SMILE - Slideshow video creator for Linux in openSUSE 11.0

Posted 08-20-2008 at 06:07 PM by rbkumaran

SMILE, Slideshow Maker In Linux Environnement is a free opensource slideshow creating tool for GNU/Linux, although it also works on Mac OS/X. SMILE helps to create video slideshows from images, that can be played on almost all medias. The numerous features and the simplicity of use make it possible to create dynamic and rich slideshows in just a few clicks, without having to worry about technical issues or complicated settings.<a href=""...
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Fickel mindedness

Posted 08-20-2008 at 08:16 AM by Eredeath

I switched (again) back to Ubuntu. The ease of installing programs and the large repository of programs to install makes the distro just so damn convenient. The only thing I really, really dislike about it is I canít log in as rootÖoh and Xorg (or maybe compiz?) crashes on me more often than I would like (sometimes so bad I have to use skinny elephants). I think once I buy some DVDís Iíll try out Fedora 9.
But on the plus side I really messed up my windows partition. Somehow when installing...
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How to convert PDF files to HTML or XML files in openSUSE

Posted 08-19-2008 at 05:31 PM by rbkumaran

Converting a PDF file into an HTML or a XML file has been made easy by a small useful utility called PDFTOHTML. PdftoHTml is a Xpdf based tool which can convert PDF files to HTML or XML format. PDFTOHTML also supports encrypted files and support for images in the PDF file by converting to PNG images files. <a href="" alt="PDFTOHTML in openSUSE">Read at</a>
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Linux, my main hobby

Posted 08-19-2008 at 12:54 PM by Larry Webb

I started using Suse 10.2 when I was forced into medical retirement. At first it was discouraging, but as I learned the terminology it became easier. Once you learn how to use YaST (package manager) it becomes easy. I do not know if I would be using any linux distro if I had started with any other distro. I currently have seven different distros working on this computer and have made room for twelve more. I have a separate partition for data (250 gig) which is fat 32 and it shares pictures with...
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coding of the week

Posted 08-19-2008 at 06:51 AM by sanju1186

using System;
using System.IO;
class FileRead
public static void ReadData()
FileStream fs = new FileStream("test.txt", FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read);
StreamReader sr = new StreamReader(fs);
sr.BaseStream.Seek(0, SeekOrigin.Begin);
string str = sr.ReadLine();
while (str != null)
str = sr.ReadLine();...
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