HandBrake Converting a Video

How to Convert Video Formats on Linux

There are a few ways to convert video files on Linux. If you’re a fan of command line tools, check out our FFMPEG video conversion guide. This guide is going to focus on HandBrake, a powerful graphical video conversion tool to covert video from and to many formats such as MP4, AVI, WebM and many more.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to Install HandBrake
  • How to Use Video Conversion Profiles
  • How to Convert a Video

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VLC on Ubuntu

How to Rip DVDs With VLC

VLC is a popular open source media player, and it’s earned its reputation as one of the best. Aside from playing your media files and DVDs, it can do other useful things, like streaming video and ripping DVDs for backups. This guide will help you use VLC to make digital backups of your DVDs on Linux.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to Install VLC
  • How to Rip a DVD to Your Hard Drive With VLC

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15 Best Linux Games on Steam

Before Valve ported their popular Steam gaming platform to Linux, gaming on the operating system seemed like a hopeless pursuit. Most Linux gaming came in the form of a handful of open source games or messy Wine configurations to get Windows games to work, albeit at a huge performance hit. Now, the picture is much different, thanks in large part to Steam.

These games mark the best the platform currently has to offer natively for Linux. Keep an eye out, though, because that’s all changing again with Steam’s new Steam Play feature that allows you to play Windows games on Linux the same as you would a native game, changing the picture drastically again.

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Disney Plus on Linux

How to Watch Disney Plus on Linux With Firefox

Disney Plus is super popular, and it’s not wonder. The service is loaded with Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars streaming content, including original series. There’s one problem for Linux users, though. The operating system isn’t officially supported. That’s alright, though, it’s still popular to stream your favorite shows and movies.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to Enable DRM Playback on Firefox
  • How to Spoof Google Chrome on Windows 10
  • How to Watch Disney Plus on Firefox

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DoTA 2

10 Best Native Linux Games

Whether you want something free to play or you’re looking for invest in a long term favorite, there are plenty of amazing options on Linux. Many of Linux’s best titles are actually the best in their genre. This is especially true with some eSports games. Plenty of big names from other platforms have been ported over to Linux recently too, allowing for a ton of choice. That said, these games stand out above the rest.

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YouTube Video Page

How to Rip Songs From YouTube Videos

Using a combination of the youtube-dl script and FFMPEG, you can easily rip audio from YouTube videos and instantly convert it to MP3, OGG, or any other audio format that you prefer for your music library.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to Install FFMPEG and youtube-dl
  • How to Download and Convert a YouTube Video
  • How to Convert a Video in One Line and Script It

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The 10 Best Wine and Steam Play Games on Linux

So, your favorite game isn’t available on Linux. What now? It might come as a surprise that there are plenty of excellent games that run on Linux through Wine or Steam’s new Steam Play feature. You can get up and running with them quickly, and enjoy decent performance.

Now, before you get started, Lutris is easily your best bet for handling Wine games outside of Steam. If the game is a Steam game, enable Steam Play on your account to play your Windows games like native through Steam for Linux.

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Edit Music Tags With Kid3

How To Edit Music Tags With Kid3 in Linux

Managing a messy music library can be a serious pain. Even if you ripped all of your music yourself, there’s still a pretty good chance that your ripping application got at least a few things wrong.

Kid3 is a simple graphical meta tag editor for music files that can help you get everything straightened out.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to Install Kid3
  • How to Edit a Song’s Tags
  • How to Change Multiple Files at Once
  • How to Get Album Art

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Install RetroArch

How To Install and Use RetroArch on Linux

RetroArch is a popular collection of the best free emulators for the PC. It opens up a world of thousands of classic games across multiple consoles. Unlike more “hackish” emulation solutions, RetroArch is made for mainstream use, meaning it features a complete and polished interface that just about anyone can use to play their favorite games.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to Install RetroArch on Ubuntu
  • How to Install RetroArch on Debian
  • How to Install RetroArch on Arch Linux
  • How to Install RetroArch with Flatpak
  • How to Navigate RetroArch
  • Play A Game With RetroArch

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