Feb 28

In most distributions that come with KDE Software Compilation 4.3 and above, opening Dolphin for browsing the filesystem will give you this window: The left circle shows the Preview Mode Button. We will expand on this option below. On the right is the Information Panel, which in addition to showing info about the file (type, […]

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Sep 16

Surfing the net all this time on topics related to GNU/Linux, Free and Open Source Software, I came across various interesting, imaginative and some times funny videos and advertisements. Here are my favourites, in random order:

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Jun 23

Manipulating subtitles was for many years a difficult task to perform in GNU/Linux Operating Systems. Many steps in the process of ripping, editing and embedding subtitles on a video file were and still are quite complicated. Lots of users still complete many of the above steps using Microsoft Windows or running Windows applications with Wine. […]

Jun 21

Let’s start with the basics. What is GIMP? GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program Free Software a high-end photo manipulation application that supports creating original art from images; a high-end application for producing icons, graphical elements of web pages, and art for user interface elements; a platform for programming cutting edge image […]

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Jun 06

Update: The solution described below still works using Amarok 2.3 under Ubuntu 10.10. Having recently switched from Kubuntu to Ubuntu (from KDE to GNOME if you prefer), one of the first programs that I missed was Amarok! I like keeping up to date with the latest releases, so I decided to go ahead and install […]

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May 29

A few days ago I downloaded a video file (.flv) from a website. I wanted to convert the video from .flv to .avi (I know it’s not a free format, but I needed to). I searched over the Internet and found out about FFmpeg. FFmpeg is a command line tool used to convert multimedia files […]

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