Make website buttons with the Gimp | How can I make neat looking buttons for my webpage? With the gimp, it’s easy. Spice up your webpage with buttons to click on instead of just text links. 1. First, make a new image. Under File > New. 640×480 is fine. 2. Now let’s use the paint bucket tool to dump the background to
Make PDF forms with OpenOffice.org | How can I make a PDF form or document with typeable fields? You can use OpenOffice.org to create a PDF document or form with typeable fields, all for free! There is no need to pay for the bloated, expensive, security-plagued Adobe software. First create or open an existing document that is ready for input forms
Alert: Something happened | I received this funny dialog in OS X:
Mac How-To Install Ubuntu to External USB Hard Drive | This guide is for Intel Mac (only!) How to install Ubuntu to external USB hard disk and leave your existing Intel Apple machine and internal hard drive untouched. There seems to be a lot of confusion over this topic. Here is a method that works if you don’t want to/are unable to alter your existing
Region-Free DVD Playback with VLC | Q: How do I playback DVDs with different region codes? A: Use VLC! (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/) VLC ignores all region indications on DVDs and in DVD drive firmware. It just works!
Encode Flash Video with FFmpeg | How do I encode my video to flash for my website? You don’t need any adobe or other over-priced software. On Linux (and OS X) you can use FFmpeg which is free! On Ubuntu, I suggest you first enable the medibuntu repo. Then install the following: sudo apt-get install ffmpeg libavcodec-extra-52 The following command will
OS X in Virtualbox | Edit: Virtualbox 4.x is now out! And most all hackintosh these days is being done via tonymacx86. So this article may be slightly dated. Tune in for updates on virtualbox + OS X soon! How do I install OS X inside Virtualbox? You will need: – Virtualbox 3.2 or higher – Intel CPU of Core