Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Audacity Free Open Source Audio Editor

Audacity is an open source program that allows you to record from a microphone or to alter and edit sound files. It is available from sourceforge.net and has been one of that group's most successful programs. Like a lot of open source programs, there is a minor complication in setting itup; you have to download not just the program but also a file called "LAME" which the website has a link for. Audacity works without the LAME file but some of its special features don't. For example, the first time you convert an Audacity file to mp3, the program will ask you to locate the LAME file. After that, there is no problem.

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Changing Permissions of Locked Folders in Ubuntu Linux

Terminal Comfort is a way to get more comfortable using the terminal in Ubuntu linux. Today we are going to talk about locked folders. Many newer users who are not comfortable with the terminal get by all right today with linux because it has become so much more user friendly over the years. But every once in a while a user of linux who is not comfortable using the terminal, will accidental do something such as luck a folder and will not know what to do.

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