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Install Mplayer and Multimedia Codecs (libdvdcss2,w32codecs,w64 codecs) in Ubuntu 8.10

Posted 11-30-2008 at 02:28 PM by sridhar11

MPlayer is a movie and animation player that supports a wide range of codecs and file formats, including MPEG 1/2/4,DivX 3/4/5, Windows Media 7/8/9, RealAudio/Video up to 9, Quicktime 5/6, and Vivo 1/2. It has many MX/SSE (2)/3Dnow(Ex) optimized native audio and video codecs, but allows using XAnim’s and RealPlayer’s binary codec plugins, and Win32 codec DLLs. It has basic VCD/DVD playback functionality, including DVD subtitles, but supports many text- based subtitle formats too. For video output,...
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Check Your Mysql Server Performance with MySQLTuner

Posted 11-30-2008 at 02:26 PM by sridhar11

MySQLTuner is a script written in Perl that will assist you with your MySQL configuration and make recommendations for increased performance and stability. Within seconds, it will display statistics about your MySQL installation and the areas where it can be improved.

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how to install *.sh file on CentOS?

Posted 11-30-2008 at 01:46 PM by me99

Would anyone know, I am sure someone does, how to install *.sh file on CentOS?
I downloaded the netbeans 6.5 file but now I am not sure how to install it. Thanks, george
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A script to extract RPMs

Posted 11-29-2008 at 11:44 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 11-30-2008 at 10:59 PM by lumak

Since my blog is a guide to random things... here is a nice bash script to extract RPMs to a directory named after them self where the RPM can be located anywhere... that is, relative to the current directory or exact path

# This script is in the public domain.
# A simple script to extract RPM files automagically
# Honestly... why isn't this feature built into
# the rpm tools?! unless I missed something...
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OpenLaszlo Newbie

Posted 11-29-2008 at 07:45 PM by sam_o_rogers


Took a look at the OpenLaszlo video, and was very impressed that you can add drag and drop to web pages, using either Flash or DHTML. I am interested in the second because I want to be able to generate pages that can be run on Firefox from any platform. I could give a...
well, I'll try to keep this post civil, lets just say Internet Explorer is not my favorite browser.

The other thing I like, is it looks like you can get very creative, and...
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