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Installing tar.bz2 file of VLC player

I am a new user to Linux. I need to install VLC player in Fedora. I downloaded tar.bz2 package for VLC player. How do I install this player? I searched how to install tar.bz2 and i tried this: I ...
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Guess compressability of a large file

I have a large file (~20 GB) and I want to quickly make an (approximate) estimate of how well it can compress. I want an program which can provide an immediate guess at the compressed filesize, and ...
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Compiling Python with Module Support

I am using Red Hat 5.5 and this requires Python 2.4.3 as its system python. I foolishly destroyed the system python doing what was supposed to be an 'altinstall'. Anyway, I have python 2.4.3 back as ...