Archiving your old DVD

I had the How to make a digital backup of your DVD collection wihtout qualtiy loss? The idea is to avoid losing your movie collection after years of use, and improve the cinematic experience by upgrading your subtitles from a sad images sequence to a real text file, which font and size you’ll be able to configure.

The process is quite easy with the right tools, this post will tell you how to do it on Windows.

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Private browsing: start Chrome Incognito mode by default

Private browsing may be of help in work a environment. It prevents your browser from saving your history, searches, cookies between browsing sessions and fill-in your URL bar with auto-suggestion. Opening a new tab won’t show your most visited website. And you’ll need to log back in to any Website accounts between sessions, as your browser won’t save the cookies that keep your login state.

Every modern browsers come with a private browsing mod. Opening a private session in Google Chrome (or Incognito mode, as they call it) is just a CTRL+SHFT+N away. But you may want to make it your default mode. And this is how to do it.

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ImageMagick photo montage: polaroid

How to use new montage command parameters with ImageMagick to create polaroid shots. See my previous post for basic montage use. The -polaroid [angle] command simulate a polaroid picture. Use +polaroid to rotate the image at a random angle between -15 and +15 degrees. You’ll need to proceed several times to get a nice gallery, all the random rotations not being well balanced. Let’s begin.

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