Notepad++.  Notepad++ is an app that I thank the gods for.  It is a notepad app on steroids.  If you’ve used gedit or the like, this is a lot like what Notepad++ offers.  However, gedit on windows is slow and has lag when it’s loading anything, and Notepad++ is fast.  If you haven’t seen it […]

DVD Decrypter

DVD Decrypter is a free easy to use DVD Ripper.  If you’re trying to rip a DVD to your HD, don’t go out and spend any money on commercial apps.  Look instead to DVD Decrypter.  This allows you to rip to VOB files where you can then use free program Handbrake to convert those into […]


I am constantly working en between windows and linux.  This causes me some pretty frustrating issues when I’m working in the windows command line or in a linux terminal.  For example, I prefer to use the commands ls, cat, less, grep and wget a LOT when I’m in the linux command terminal.  So, when I’m […]