Friday, October 31, 2008

Bazaar Packages for GNU/Linux, UNIX and Cygwin

Bazaar Packages for GNU/Linux, UNIX and Cygwin.


PackageKit is a system designed to make installing and updating software on your computer easier. The primary design goal is to unify all the software graphical tools used in different distributions, and use some of the latest technology like PolicyKit to make the process suck less.

For more information on PackageKit

Monday, October 27, 2008

LINUX DVD Ripping Tools

DVD Ripping Tools from LINUX

  1. lxdvdrip is a tool to make a copy from a Video DVD for private use. It automates the process of ripping, authoring, preview and burning a DVD. It requires dvdbackup
  2. DVD::Rip a full featured DVD copy program written in Perl. It provides an easy to use but feature-rich Gtk+ GUI to control almost all aspects of the ripping and transcoding process.
  3. dvdbackup is another command-line DVD ripping. However it is not able to handle the latest encrypted DVD
  4. QuickRip is a quick and easy but basic DVD ripper based on MPlayer and transcode. It is intended for those who do not care to configure framerates, clipping or other rarely-used options. It features both GUI and CLI interfaces.
  5. Thoggen is a DVD backup utility ('DVD ripper') for Linux, based on GStreamer and Gtk+.
  6. Winki The Ripper aims to be the easiest program for video encoding. It is actually just a graphical frontend for GNOME written in python to command line tools like mencoder, mplayer, mkvtoolnix, oggenc and lsdvd.
  7. Lemonrip is an Linux application for ripping and encoding DVD into AVI files.
  8. HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded DVD to MPEG-4 converter, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.
  9. iSofter DVD Ripper Platinum Convert DVD(VOB/IFO/VRO) to Adobe Premiere Windows Movie Maker Sony Vegas compatible AVI