CrunchBang Linux is an Ubuntu based distribution featuring the lightweight Openbox window manager and GTK+ applications. The distribution has been built and customised from a minimal Ubuntu install. The distribution has been designed to offer a good balance of speed and functionality. CrunchBang Linux is currently available as a LiveCD; however, best performance is achieved by installing CrunchBang Linux to your hard disk.
I tried Crunchbang Linux on my HP netbook. It has a 1.2 GHz processor and 1GB RAM. It just took 9 minutes to install and had no problem in setting up the wireless.
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In order to emded subtitles in a avi movie on a linux system, first download the appropriate subtitles for the movie. This usually has the extension of .srt. Make sure that you have transcode and mplayer are installed on your linux machine and then run the following command
transcode -i input.avi -x mplayer=”-sub subfile.srt” -o outputfile.avi -y xvid
and you have the outputfile.avi with embedded with the subtitles.
Recently came across this website Linux App Finder. It has a great collection of applications nicely grouped by categories