[conspire] [q1] (automatic save of open browser tabs) thank yous

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Sat Nov 6 18:52:33 PST 2004

Quoting Eric De Mund (ead-conspire at ixian.com):

> Galeon is wonderful, and is just what I wanted. Thank you.

I'll keep an eye on it.  Recently, I've been heading the other way
(towards Firefox).  ;->

> And thank you for the note about Firefox extensions possibly providing
> this, if it's not already built in.

In case it will help, I keep a list of the extensions I currently like
as part of the "Linux browsers" item on my rants page.

> Remaining questions yet to tend to:

I'm not saying that my knowledgebase is the best compendium of Linux
knowledge around -- for one thing, it's maintained only by me, and thus
reflects my vast areas of ignorance -- but at least it's handy and in
one place.  You might find some answers in there.  http://linuxmafia.com/kb/
The thing slowly improves over time, as I touch things up, update some
items, and add to it.

>     --            [q6] movie client (for e.g. .mpg's)

Have a look at "Video Files Support" on http://linuxmafia.com/kb/Apps/AV/ .
(Audio-video / multimedia is a particular area of ignorance of mine, so
I've been trying to compensate by grabbing other people's cluesin this
area and archiving them.)

>     --            [q2] audio CD ripping

cdparanoia seems to be the most popular option, though I've not done any
of this.  In particular, it is reported to be really, really good at

>     --            [q4] CD/DVD burning

There's the stuff on http://linuxmafia.com/kb/Apps/AV , plus my "DVD"
file on http://linuxmafia.com/kb/Hardware

>     --            [q7] image scanning

Once again, there are the various packages linked from the SANE Project.
I can never remember their URL, even though it's hyper-obvious, so I
always have to start from my "Hardware Resources" link farm on
http://linuxmafia.com/kb/Hardware/ .

> "A man, a plan, a canoe, pasta, heros, rajahs, a coloratura, maps,
> snipe, percale, macaroni, a gag, a banana bag, a tan, a tag, a banana
> bag again (or a camel), a crepe, pins, Spam, a rut, a Rolo, cash, a jar,
> sore hats, a peon, a canal--Panama!" --Theodore Roosevelt

'Ware aibohphobia!

Cheers,             "Don't use Outlook.  Outlook is really just a security
Rick Moen            hole with a small e-mail client attached to it."
rick at linuxmafia.com                        -- Brian Trosko in r.a.sf.w.r-j

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