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Setting up Ubuntu on VMWare Player in Windows 8

I was getting tired of paying $12 per month to host a Minecraft server online for my kids and figured my home computer with Intel Core-i7 2600K and 8GB of RAM should be sufficient for me to host an Ubuntu VMWare environment where I could run a Minecraft server for the boys to connect to [...]

2013-07-01T14:36:02-07:00July 6th, 2013|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

Ubuntu Tip for Establishing Permanent Mount Points for Windows Partitions

When using the Ubuntu operation system to mount Windows partitions, it mounts the windows partitions on your computer automatically but it assigns a different path to the the disks every time they are remounted. This is particularly irritating because it breaks my wallpaper and music libraries in Ubuntu. Establishing a permanent mount point is possible by using [...]

2012-03-15T15:54:54-07:00March 21st, 2012|Categories: Ubuntu|Tags: , , , |

Downloading YouTube Video’s to your iPOD Nano

I was asked by a friend on how to get youtube and other downloaded video's ported over to their iPOD Nano so they can be watched.  In addition, since mostly Music Video's were downloaded my friend wanted to them to categorize to be placed in the "Music Video's" category that comes standard with iPod Nano.  [...]

Ubuntu YouTube to IPOD Part 1 – Downloading and converting YouTube Video’s to iPOD MP4 Format

I have spent more than three days gathering and finding the best and most efficient way to download YouTube video's and convert them from FLV to MP4 format so that they can be transferred to an iPOD.  I have finally found what I think is the easiest method, though it takes some work to setup [...]

2008-09-17T19:59:51-07:00September 15th, 2008|Categories: Internet, Technology, Ubuntu|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |