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QVideoConverter - Convert Video Files (AVI/MPEG) to DivX in openSUSE

Posted 10-13-2008 at 06:06 PM by rbkumaran

QVideoConverter is a simple video converter to convert Video files or DVDs to Divx Videos. QVideoConverter is a simple frontend GUI for mencoder which converts the videos to DivX format. QVideoConverter can auto detect the the Real Video Area and can Normalize video. QVideoConverter allows you to set the Bitrate, file size (MB), Framerate and Video resolution.
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How to remove selected messages left on the POP3 server.

Posted 10-13-2008 at 05:46 PM by dr_agon

applies to: KMail, Evolution, Perl, POP3, mail client

Unfortunatelly my favourite mail client (Kmail) cannot leave messages on the POP3 server while retrieving them and delete them later, eg. when they are moved to 'Trash" folder (like Thunderbird). The same applies to Evolution. Of course I know there are IMAP servers, but that's not the solution I like most. I also did not want to periodically erase all messages left on POP3 server. I did not find any reasonable solution, so...
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CVS diff default behavior

Posted 10-13-2008 at 04:55 PM by dr_agon

applies to: linux, cvs, diff

I spent some time wondering why cvs diff does not show the local files which differ from the most recent revision. It turned out that this is simply the default behavior, as described in man page:
The default action is to compare your working files with the revisions they were based on
To see differences with other revision, you must use -D or -r option.
For example to compare with newest revisions:
cvs diff --brief -D now
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The extremely simple guide to installing Ubuntu using Wubi

Posted 10-12-2008 at 01:12 PM by sridhar11
Updated 06-16-2016 at 09:38 AM by sridhar11

Many people are put off using Ubuntu because of installation issues. Not that installation is difficult, of course, but for the true non-technical user, itís equivalent to scaling Mount Everest.

This guide is for them. Itís a step-by-step guide to installing Ubuntu for complete and utter beginners. If you have a relative, or friend, who would like to try Ubuntu, but who is frankly scared of the prospect, then send them a link to this posting! It assumes zero prior knowledge.
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Xubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Screenshots Tour

Posted 10-12-2008 at 01:11 PM by sridhar11
Updated 06-16-2016 at 09:39 AM by sridhar11

Xubuntu is a complete GNU/Linux based operating system with an Ubuntu base. It is lighter on system requirements and tends to be more efficient than Ubuntu with GNOME or KDE, since it uses the Xfce Desktop environment, which makes it ideal for old or low-end machines, thin-client networks, or for those who would like to get more performance out of their hardware.

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