Oct 302010

DVDStyler is a free opensource DVD authoring application for the creation of professional-looking DVDs. It allows not only burning of video files on DVD that can be played practically on any standalone DVD player, but also creation of individually designed DVD menus. DVDStyler actually is a GUI frontend for using dvdauthor and dvd-slideshow scripts to easily build DVD menus and assemble the DVD VOB files.
Oct 292008

If you ever have a .BIN or a .CUE CD image created by a non-unix CD Burning software which is not supported on most CD Burning software then “bchunk” can help you to convert these .BIN or .CUE files into a standard ISO image or a .CDR image file which can then be mounted or edited or burned with a CD Burning software that supports ISO or .CDR images.

A .BIN file is a raw CD image file while .CUE is the track index file containing track types and offsets.
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Jun 232008

md5sum is a builtin utility in openSUSE to verify if a file is reproduced exactly the same as the original. For instance, most if not all of the website from where you download files especially ISO files of operating systems for instance, they offer the MD5 Checksum files to cross verfiy that the download is not being tampered with or if there is a corrupted download. Another instance, would be a file copy where the same verification applies.

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