January 2012

Adding Cover Art to Video Files

I’ve been asked a couple of times recently about adding cover art to video files. This process will replace the default icon used, which is a frame from the film, with the DVD cover or any other artwork you want to use.

Netflix UK Update

As we’ve now been using the Netflix service for a few weeks I though it was time for a bit of an update. Overall I’m still generally pleased with the service. The lack of a queue still bugs me but it’s not the end of the world so I’ll live with that. Picture quality seems …

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Oracle VM Virtual Install

A project I have running at the moment may require the fairly rapid deployment of a number of servers so I decided to get a head start and have a play with Oracle VM 3 (and as Wikipedia says – don’t confuse that with Oracle VM VirtualBox).

Netflix UK

After a long wait the UK finally has access to the Netflix film and television streaming service. We signed up on the day of release and after a few days of use I can say that over all I’m fairly pleased with the service. That’s not to say everything is perfect though, there’s a long way to …

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