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My Bitcoin miner

Because I believe in the future of Bitcoins I built this 1.4 Gh/s mining rig: MB: MSI 890FXA-GD70 (4 usable PCIe slots) CPU: AMD Sempron 145 (2.8GHz, there’s no need for a fast CPU in mining) RAM: KINGSTON 1GB CL7 KVR1066D3N7/1G (cheapest available RAM) GPUs: 4x Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 Xtreme (came in stock at [...]

Solution for error: hd0 out of disk

I’ve installed Ubuntu 11.04 on a USB pendrive and it booted fine. But when I put it into my new PC I got the grub error: “hd0 out of disk”. I could boot manually by typing ls (hd0,msdos1)/ insmod (hd0,msdos1)/boot/grub/linux.mod normal But I couldn’t get grub to automatically do this. The solution was simply updating [...]

How to edit Vado HD videos with Cinelerra

Normally I edit my videos with PiTiVi. That’s easy, but has a disadvantage: HD-videos are getting rendered smaller and black bars are added (at least with my videos). Now, I found an alternative: Cinelerra. Unfortunately, Cinelerra doesn’t recognize the sound of my Vado HD camera correctly. After some research I found a solution:

Reasons against a switch from Windows XP to Ubuntu 9.10

Some weeks ago I switched from Windows XP to Ubuntu 9.10. Entirely. Without a safety net. It was a big step for me. All-in-all I’m happy to have made Ubuntu my main system. However, there are some things that bother me here and there.