[ubuntu-uk] screencasts

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Sun Nov 19 08:08:31 GMT 2006

On Sat, Nov 18, 2006 at 11:33:24PM +0000, Andy wrote:
> On 18/11/06, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:
> >* Ripping an audio CD
> Is that a wise thing to do? Isn't it kind of stupid to record yourself
> committing a crime, especially if your going to say 'Hi I'm Alan Pope'
> at the beginning.

That entirely depends on which CD you rip as you point out in your own mail.

> >* Burning ripped audio to CD
> As above make sure you have the rights to do this.

Again, yes, I am aware of the issues, and will be selective on what I burn.

> >* Burning a data CD
> Excellent idea, it may seem obvious to us, but to many people it isn't.
> I once asked one of my parents if they had backed up their files
> lately, the answer, "I don't know how to" (this was on Windows but I
> am sure it applies equally to Linux)

Yeah, maybe it should be called "Backing up files to CD" or something similar.

> >* Burning an ISO image
> Highly useful, we can teach them how to burn Ubuntu CDs to hand out to
> their friends, seems shipit doesn't supply 6.10

Teach a man to fish and all that.

Thanks for the comments.


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