Archive for February, 2005

Linux 3D graphics primer

February 28th, 2005

Can’t tell DRI from DRM? Don’t know how Mesa relates to GLX? Help is at hand in the form of this short but excellent guide that will help make the X11 alphabet soup more palatable for everyone.

(via fooishbar)

How not to Gentoo

February 27th, 2005

How I abandoned Gentoo ‘cos I was too lazy!

Public Service Announcement

February 18th, 2005

No, not from us! It is from Novell for sysadmins left in the lurch after NT’s end of life announcement. Watch here.

DVD with MPlayer

February 5th, 2005

If your DVD movie is interlaced and you find setting up deinterlacing filters in xine / totem / kaffeine / mplayer too cryptic, help is at hand!

Just use MPlayer’s pullup inverse telecine video filter:

$mplayer -vf pullup dvd://1

and enjoy the clean picture!