There are many GUI based CD rippers available for the Linux desktop. While many of these applications do a great job of ripping, I like to understand the underlying technology. For that reason, I decided to figure out how to rip CD's from the command line.
If you regularly follow my blog you know that I recently got an HTC Droid Incredible smartphone. This phone has a native screen resolution of 480x320 pixels. MPEG4 video with AAC audio is supported in both the .mp4 and .3gp container formats. Read more
If you're a big social networking user, you're probably familiar with link shortening services. The most popular of these are TinyURL and bit.ly. As an open source fan, you may be wondering, "where can I find a free and open source link shortener?" Read more
Most Linux and Open Source enthusiasts are familiar with the OpenOffice.Org office suite. OpenOffice is great, but sometimes you just need a lighter and faster alternative. Maybe you've got a netbook or an older computer and you don't need a full, integrated, office suite, but just a few of the main applications like a word processor and a spreadsheet program. Gnumeric is one such spreadsheet program.
Gnumeric is available for Linux and 32 bit Windows. If you're running Ubuntu Linux, you can install Gnumeric from a terminal with Read more
So I finally got myself an Android smarphone. It's the HTC Incredible on Verizon Wireless. I'm still getting it figured out, but so far it's pretty cool. I downloaded the WordPress application for Android and I'm using it to write this post.
Well, I was able to upload the post, but it went in as a draft. It looks like I've got more to figure out.