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