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HOWTO Disassemble an Electrolux Z6160 1800W Vacuum Cleaner 
So our vacuum cleaner carked it and I figured I'd rip it open and see what I could do. I didn't find much wrong with it, but pulling it apart and blowing some dust out seemed to do the trick.

Anyway, I documented it and so the internetians prosper because of it! Read More...

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SNIPPET: Settings in ADSL2/ADSL2+ modems (Billion BiPAC 7402VGO) 
Recently my download speeds dropped dramatically. At first I thought my provider was capping my speed, but it seemed a consistant low speed no matter what I downloaded with or where I downloaded from. So I did a little googling and found some settings in my modem configuration that sped things up. Read More...

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HOWTO: Convert/Transcode Video Format and Normalize Audio using MediaCoder 
This post is a snippet on how I configured MediaCoder to convert video files to whatever format I want (usually XviD) and to normalize the volume in the file too.

I found that some video files I would download would have very low audio levels. This is extremely annoying to me so I worked out how to normalize the audio level, at the same time I decided I would reencode the video to XviD as I find it usually plays well on my home media set up. Read More...

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Another 10,000 hits! *bigger party whistle sound* 
home.beardeddonkey.com has clocked over 20,000 hits this week! It clocked over 10,000 on Feb 8th, 2011 not even a year ago! What does this mean? Is my website getting more visitors? Or are Google and Yandex just checking me on a weekly basis?

I don't know.

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