Category: Multimedia

How to – Inkscape – rounded corners

inkscape is a genious vector drawing program it is a bit complex though and takes time getting used to hostnamectl; # tested on Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-18-amd64 Architecture: x86-64 Inkscape 0.92.4 (5da689c313, 2019-01-14) install the […]

project: sharing pictures alternative to WhatsApp (Facebook) – share family pictures with privacy & secure & easy

v1.6 released: improvements: thumbnail generator thanks to ImageMagick PHP extension can now also resize large image files (10MBytes and more) for slideshow it now uses resized versions of 1024px instead of the original file (which might be too […]

ffmpeg – convert mkv to mp4

# should work as simple as ffmpeg -i “input.mkv” “output.mp4” # tested on hostnamectl; Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-13-amd64 Architecture: x86-64 ffmpeg -version ffmpeg version 4.1.6-1~deb10u1 Copyright (c) 2000-2020 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 8 […]

scanning with linux – brother and epson

interesting but untested app under CentOS MATE Gnome2 it was successfully tested with a Brother 9460 CDN under Debian 8. Brother is shipping it’s own brsane config tool. this should work for Ubuntu as well. epson via usb: if […]


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: [cc lang=”bash” escaped=”true” width=”600″] # 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 […]

GNU Linux -> Debian -> Recording WebRadio Stations under CentOS7 UPDATED

All GUI programs are based/use streamripper. no gui/bash/terminal version: hostnamectl; # tested with Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-8-amd64 Architecture: x86-64 su – root; # become root apt update; apt install streamripper; Ctrl+D; # logoff root # […]


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 😀 [cc […]


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: [cc lang=”bash” escaped=”true” width=”600″] cvlc […]


Update: video series on GNU Linux Video Editing Eps 01: Video Editing with Linux Eps 02: Kdenlive Video Editor Reviewed Eps 03: Tips and Tricks to Manage Kdenlive’s Settings, Files and More. Eps 04: How to Get the Most Out […]


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. [cc lang=”bash” escaped=”true” […]