Occasionally I get something to work properly, when that happens I feel compelled to share my knowledge with the world. Here are a few guides containing information you might find useful. Enjoy.

How to set up an FTP server on a home computer
This is a detailed guide about how to set up an FTP server on a personal computer.

How to compress DVD movies to XviD or DivX encoded avi movies
This is a short guide regarding the easiest way to back up your DVD movies to a high quality XviD or Divx encoded avi movies you can store and watch on your computer.