Jul 202010

From LinuxJournal.com…

DeVeDe 3.16.8, create DVDs from video files | Linux Journal: “DeVeDe is an application that converts various video file formats into a disc that can be played in a DVD player. Other applications and tool chains can be coaxed into doing this but DeVeDe has the advantage of being a dedicated utility that has been designed for a single function.”

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Jul 192010

From MakeUseOf.com…

increase-your-hard-drive-performance-windows/”>2 Effective Tools That Can Increase Your Hard Drive Performance [Windows]
: “One of the most annoying things that can happen to your computer, especially if you’re the kind of person that installs and uninstalls software applications about as often as you change your clothes, is a drastic slowdown of your overall system performance.”

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Jul 112010

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport sets land speed record at 267.81 mph! — Autoblog: “As production of the Bugatti Veyron winds toward its eventual conclusion, Bugatti has created what is likely to be the ultimate version of its world-beating hypercar: the Super Sports. Bugatti sent its official test driver Pierre Henri Raphanel out on Volkswagen’s Ehra-Lessian high-speed oval with the first Super Sports to see just what it could do. With representatives of the Guinness book of records and German Technical Inspection Agency (TÜV) on hand, Raphanel made passes around the big oval in both directions.”

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Jul 082010

If you screw up your desktop settings, here’s how to reset them in Ubuntu. From LinuxJournal.com…

Resetting Gnome's Settings in Ubuntu | Linux Journal: “One of the great things about Linux is how easy it is to customize. Now unfortunately if you don’t know what you’re doing and sometimes even if you do know what you’re doing, you can get into trouble.”

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Jul 062010

The Web Book: “The Web Book contains all the information you need to create a Web site from scratch. It covers everything from registering a domain name and renting some hosting space, to creating your first HTML page, to building full online database applications with PHP and MySQL. It also tells you how to market and promote your site, and how to make money from it.”

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