50 amazing Ubuntu time-saving tips

See this article for time-saving tips for Ubuntu: 50 amazing Ubuntu time-saving tips. Tips include how to shorten boot time, Firefox loading and OpenOffice start times.

Creating DVD's from WMV's in Linux

Here's a handy script for using Linux to make DVD's out of your WMV files.


# convert to mpeg
ffmpeg -i $* -target ntsc-dvd -aspect 1.3333 temp.mpg

# create dvd filesystem with title and TOC and then remove temp mpeg file
dvdauthor -o temp -t temp.mpg
dvdauthor -o temp -T
rm temp.mpg

# convert DVD filesystem into an iso file and remove temp directory
mkisofs -dvd-video -o DVD.iso temp
rm -rf temp

50+ Important Linux Links

In 50+ Resources For Your Linux Setup/Desktop/Machine/Brain, Gregor of Internetling provides a list of the 50+ most important Linux-related links he's collected. It's well worth looking through if you're looking to do some tweaks, speed up your system or read some tutorials.

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