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Batch Audio Conversion using Command-Line

mlfarrell

October 17, 2008 11:45 am

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With todays long list of audio formats, multiple music providers, and countless brands of mp3 players, a Linux user can quickly become frustrated trying to manage their music collection. Whether you’re using an iPod, generic mp3 player, or still burning CDs, this article will help you make the necessary conversions to get your music where you want it.

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Remotely Dispatching Jobs from your Cell Phone

mlfarrell

May 22, 2008 2:35 pm

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Michael Farrell shows you how to configure your Linux server to respond to emails from your cell phone and execute specific pre-programmed jobs as a result.

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Optimizing OSS Linux Applications for your Computer

mlfarrell

January 25, 2008 1:23 pm

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One of the benefits of running Open Source software under GNU/Linux is the ability to fine tune applications for the machines that they will run on. Michael Farrell explains how to accomplish this by compiling your apps with special cpu & architecture tuning parameters.

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Finding Open Files and Network Connections

mlfarrell

November 30, 2007 2:12 pm

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Mike Farrell shows you how to use the lsof and netstat commands to get a complete list of all open files or network connections on your system.

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Mounting a Windows Share to the Linux File System

mlfarrell

September 21, 2007 10:38 am

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Michael Farrell shares a solution for accessing Windows network shares on a Linux desktop.

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Compressed Drive Imaging over a Network

mlfarrell

August 10, 2007 6:29 pm

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Michael Farrell explains how to copy an entire drive image from one computer running Linux to another.

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Staying on Top of Your Memory Usage in Linux

mlfarrell

April 27, 2007 12:38 pm

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If you notice that after using your computer for a long period of time, your system slows down, programs respond slower, or your web browsers seem sluggish, check out this article from Michael Farrell for some tips on how to fix it.

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Recovering a File in Linux

mlfarrell

March 2, 2007 10:25 am

Reads:104

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If you’ve ever lost an important document because the application crashed, or you closed the file without saving it, check out this tip from Mike Farrell to find out how to recover it.

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Manually Invoke Standby for Laptop

mlfarrell

February 15, 2006 12:00 am

Reads:114

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Do you need to manually invoke Standby for your Laptop to conserve battery power? Michael L. Farrell’s article will show you how to do this.

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