Backing up/Ripping and Transcoding DVDs in Linux

Ripping and transcoding DVDs in Linux is very easy, but there are many ways of doing it. Personally, I prefer combining the command line tool dvdbackup with Handbrake. The reason I why I do this is to be able to rip a number of DVDs to my hard drive, and then to transcode them over […]

Most anticipated games of the second half of 2010

I have previously written about the games I have the highest expectations for, for instance, last fall. Even though many of the games I had high hopes for are set for releases in 2011 (e.g. Rage, Deus Ex, and Brink), there are still a number of games worth keeping an eye on. The following games […]

Game of the year so far – 2010

In the latest episode of the Bonus Round over at they discussed the best games of 2010 so far. I did something similar last year, and I thought it was about time to do the same for 2010. The year of 2010 has already seen several very good games. My pick for the game […]

Vuze would not run after install of Ubuntu 10.04

After installing Ubuntu 10.04, Vuze would not start. Reinstalling the libswt-gtl/3.5/java package may solve this problem (thanks to the tips in this issue at Reinstalling this package may be done by opening a console window and typing: “sudo apt-get install –reinstall libswt-gtk-3.5-java“