Archive for November, 2008

Converting cue, bin, nrg files to .iso

Friday, November 14th, 2008

If you download stuff from the ultimate P2P site, you most probably came across variations of optical media images like the “BIN/CUE” pair or Nero’s “.NRG” .

While there are ways to directly (and graphically) mount the “BIN/CUE” and Nero is available for Linux, it’s much easier to simply convert them to ISOs:


Thinkpad X61: volume very low

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

My little Thinkpad X61 is working very well, except for a strange bug: even though everything in alsamixer and Gnome’s Volume Applet is maxed out, still the volume is way too low. Every time I watch a video on Youtube I have to plug in the headphones. Yesterday I investigated the problem.