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Interview with Inventor of Linux, Linus Torvalds!

I’ve read books of 2 of the most unique creators of operating systems, that is Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, and Bill Gates, the creator of Microsoft Windows.

Of course, I did get the feeling that Bill Gates was a money-hungry, arrogant, geek-vampire from his book while I got the feel

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Ubuntu Hack – How to Make Ubuntu run Super Fast!

For those of us who are anti-Windows and anti-Mac, we will benefit from learning how to make Ubuntu run super fast.

Here’s some great tips on minimizing processes to make your Ubuntu run faster than ever:

1. Remove Network Manager if you do not need it “sudo apt-get remove network-manager”. If possible give yourself a static IP in /etc/network/interfaces like so:

auto lo iface lo inet loopback

auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.150 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.1.100 broadcast 192.168.0.255 gat

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Linux DIY Hack – HOW TO – Scan the ‘waves with your TV card

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Wow, here’s a cool way to put your old linux box to good use…TV wave hacking!

AMXL shows you how to use a SAA7134 based TV card and Debian to tune in to all sorts of waves you can’t normally get with your TV… Looks like it will work with many of the TV cards out there too… – “If you have a TV capture card in your computer, you probably already have all the hardware you need to listen in on much more than just TV and radio (only software changes

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Hack – First look at linux powered DVR/Media recorder

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Kinda cool hackable linux powered DVR here.

Features:

    Standalone Linux Based Media Player connects to your TV Record from any external analog audio/video source such as a DVD player or Cable box Automatically encode video/audio for playback on mobile devices such as PSP and mobile phones Playback a variety of media formats on your TV including MP4, AVI, ASF, MP3, OGG, WMA, AC3 Timed recording feature allows scheduled recordings in advance Storage via media cards (SD/MMC and CF) or externa

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