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renaming digital pictures for ease of access and order

back from nicest time of year and want to share your pictures? first step is often the most cumbersome – sorting pics by date! even more, if you and friends brought two, three, even a handful cameras. The only obvious … Continue reading

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useful pdf editing

Converting a pile of jpeg- images (all in same directory) into single pdf document is as easy as follows: have imagemagick installed adopt the following line to your needs: convert *.jpeg <output>.pdf Cutting some pages from an existing pdf document: … Continue reading

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Howto add virtualbox repository to ubuntu

First, you need to add the repo: sudo add-apt-repository “deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian lucid contrib” Replace the distro by the one you are using; check availability first by visiting the ftp site . Before installing, add the vbox.asc Key: wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.ascContinue reading

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Rotating a Video on Linux

Rotating a video on Linux is as easy as follows: get the avidemux programme open it, open the original video save the video to a new location select Video – <codec you want> select the newly appeared Filter button add … Continue reading

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60 seconds for free

R. would have needed 30 jumps to accomplish the project of free-flying 60 seconds for free ..  

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affordable error

story about former IBM CEO Thomas Watson: When once one of his employees did badly wrong, the company lost $ 600,000. A journalist wondered, when the guy would get fired. Watson denied, and instead stated calmly: “I just invested $ … Continue reading

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