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How To Rip Audio CD’s on Fedora 25

Introduction In continuing on with audio posts we will cover how to rip your CD’s on Linux for listening on your computer or your portable device. In this post we will cover using several different applications available on Fedora Linux for exporting our Audio CD’s to MP3 format. Grip Grip is a GTK-based CD-player and CD-ripper / MP3 encoder. It has the ripping capabilities of cdparanoia built... read more

How to Digitize Your Records with Audacity

Introduction Remember the days of sitting around listening to records growing up? The sound of the cracking hissing and even the occasional skip. If not that’s ok it is making a comeback even in this digital age we live in. Some of us have old records lying around and want to listen to those great songs that may not be available for digital download or use on our iPod or Android devices and would... read more

How To Read an IOMEGA ZIP 100 Drive on Ubuntu Linux 12.04

As with most things computer there are times when old media formats appear and a need to retrieve the data. One such occurrence happened recently when several ZIPĀ  disks arrived. The IOMEGA ZIPĀ  drives were parallel port connected SCSI drives that were popular back in the late 90’s early 2000’s. They were great for backups and had more capacity that floppy disks. They are before USB attached... read more

Capturing Video using Firewire and dvgrab on Fedora 25

Introduction In this post we will explore how to capture video with a firewire card. We will use dvgrab along with a GrassValley ADVC 110 firewire interface. To start we will need to make a few system changes and user id changes to make this happen on Fedora 25 or any other version of Fedora. Getting Details We can see what Fedora detected in several ways. One way is to use dmesg command and look for... read more

How To install PLUG Linux Software for Fender Mustang on Fedora24

Introduction ok, so you are a guitar player and you have a Fender Mustang amplifier and in the past you have had a WIndows sysytem running Fender FUSE software to edit your amp. Now you have a Linux system and would like to do the same, well no fear we have PLUG. PLUG is Linux Software for Fender Mustang Amplifiers. It is available in the Fedora 24 reposiitory for version 1.1, but in this post we will be... read more

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