Friday, October 31, 2008

Monday, October 27, 2008

Vinyl + Audacity = MP3

If you were born before 1975, you may have a collection of records that you want to convert to digital format. Some open source software and a cable are all you need to convert your prized vinyl to something portable.

If all you want to do is create MP3 files from you LP tracks, the only software you'll need is Audacity. If you want to convert vinyl to CD, you'll need cdrdao and cdrecord as well. All are readily available in most distributions' package repositories or from the projects' sites.

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Monday, October 13, 2008

A baby named Linux

Christian Nielsen wrote from Sweden, he and his girlfriend
have named their baby Linux..

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Monday, October 06, 2008

Clean up your filesystems with fslint

Maintaining filesystems can be a real administration burden. Over time you might start getting multiple copies of the same file, soft links that point to files that no longer exist, temporary files that have been hanging around longer than they should, and binaries that have been installed and not had their debugging information stripped out. fslint can help you find these troublesome files so you can clean up your filesystem.

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Saturday, October 04, 2008