All about Ogg, WAV, and MP3 under Linux

What is described in the following may be illegal where you live. Where I live, the law permits making a small number of copies of the contents of legally acquired media for personal use as long as this does not involve circumventing copy protection. Strangely enough, “personal use” includes giving a copy to close relatives. And “small number” certainly is well under double-digits, but to my knowledge the courts have not yet made it explicit. You didn’t expect the legislators – politicians! – to do that in the course of creating the legislation, did you?

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How To Look Like A UNIX Guru

This lecture takes you through the basic commands and then shows you how to combine them in simple patterns or idioms to provide sophisticated functionality like histogramming. This lecture assumes you know what a shell is and that you have some basic familiarity with UNIX.

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OpenVOX

The OpenBSD 3.0 – 4.0 songs are available on an Audio CD celebrating 10 years of OpenBSD releases. An extra track by the artist Ty Semaka (who really has “had Puffy on his mind”) is included which details the process of making the art and music each release.

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List of Debian Based Linux Distributions and Live Cd’s

Most of the people want to know the list of debian based linux distributions and live cd’s list and finally here it is.

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How to: Install .rpm Files in Debian and Ubuntu

Some time you might find some applications are having only .rpm files but you want a .deb package for your debian,Ubuntu and other debian derived ditributions.If you can’t find .deb debian package in any of the debian, ubuntu repositories or elsewhere, you can use the alien package converter to install the .rpm file.

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Working With Filenames on the Unix Command Line

Having to retype long filenames at the Unix command line gets old, fast. Everyone knows how to scroll thru history with arrow keys, but that only helps you re-run past commands. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could type a filename once, then refer back to it with only 2 keystrokes? Your shell can already do this…

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The Unix Acronym List: Unix Commands

A list of unix commands followed by their appropriate meanings. For instance, the command bash is an acronym for “Bourne again shell”.

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