Dmitry Leskov

Fixing Slow Console Redraws In Ubuntu On Virtual Machines

When you install Ubuntu on a virtual machine, you may notice that the console redraws very slowly, if it was a 300 baud terminal. This post describes solutions to this problem that worked well for me when installing Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on VirtualBox.

Converting Local freedb From UTF-8 To ANSI For Use With Exact Audio Copy

EAC expects track data to be in the ANSI codepage, whereas track data for most Russian CDs is stored in freeDB in the recommended UTF-8 encoding, so I had to write a program to convert it back to ANSI.

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