Category: GNU Linux and Multimedia


there are multiple possibilities… # if you have vlc player installed (apt-get install vlc) cvlc –play-and-exit Debian_Linux_Startup_Linux_Sound_Collection.ogg # paplay seems to be part of the package: pulseaudio-utils – Befehlszeilenwerkzeuge für den Soundserver PulseAudio paplay Debian_Linux_Startup_Linux_Sound_Collection.ogg snould work both 🙂 try […]


it is as easy as: dd if=/dev/cdrom of=~/cdrom_image.iso in my case the dvd-drive was sr0 not cdrom. dd if=/dev/sr0 of=/mnt/sda4/DVD/filename.iso # to identify your dvd-drive you can use: inxi -d; # inxi = Command line system information script for console […]


works like this: # tested with uname -a Linux debian 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u3 (2016-07-02) i686 GNU/Linux cat /etc/debian_version 8.5 # compile ffmpeg from source apt-get -y install autoconf automake build-essential libass-dev libfreetype6-dev libsdl1.2-dev libtheora-dev libtool libva-dev libvdpau-dev libvorbis-dev […]


This thing does it all: thank you „Microsoft is the Empire. Apple is the Rebels. We are the Ewoks.“ # tested on cat /etc/debian_version 8.6 uname -a Linux debian 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.36-1+deb8u1 (2016-09-03) i686 GNU/Linux # […]


usually iphones/smartphones take pictures with 2-3-4-5MByte which can fill your harddisk/webserver pretty fast. It is wiser to shrink them down before upload. While under Windows i would recommend you Under Linux you can do that with ease 😀 apt-get […]


installing ffmpeg on debian is rather tricky (you will need to compile from source). so a command that works as „substitue“ is package_info_libav_tools_avconv.txt that has similar/same command line options/arguments… sudo bash; apt-get update; apt-cache search libavcodec libavcodec-extra – Libav codec […]


It’s as simple as cool as linux… the „player“ software VLC is also a recorder or a streaming-station 😀 you can try to automate this process: This one-liner worked for me, with audio and video: cvlc v4l2:// :input-slave=alsa:// :v4l-vdev="/dev/video0" :v4l-norm=3 […]


tested on: Linux laptop 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u2 (2016-01-02) i686 GNU/Linux if using one core is enough: apt-get update; # install image manipulation programs — binaries apt-get install imagemagick; for i in *.png ; do convert "$i" "${i%.*}.jpg" ; […]


Howtos & Tutorials: „I have found my new, open source video editor: Blender! It’s not Avid, FCP, or Premiere, but it’s more than that. It’s a true suite of tools that I would say can go head to head […]


you will need to install ffmpeg first! 😀 (which can be cumbersome) 1. use vokoscreen: THANKS A LOT Michael Kohaupt 🙂 Rock steady. install procedure is a little cumbersome… you might need to install ffmpeg first. # this was […]