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mencoder mf://*.jpg -mf w=800:h=600:fps=25:type=jpeg -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4 -oac copy -o output.avi
2009-10-21 09:14:04
User: eastwind

syntax :

mencoder mf://filemask -mf

option availble for mf :

* w=value : the width of the output, by d?fault : autodetected

* h=value : height of the output, by default : autodetected

* fps=value : framerate of the output, by default : 25

* type=value : file format type input , avaible: jpeg, png, tga, sgi

mkisofs -o XYZ.iso XYZ/
2009-10-17 16:28:47
User: eastwind
Functions: mkisofs

create iso image from directory . Usefull for virtualised machine

To create CD ISO image of directories that contain long file name or non-8.3 format (particularly if you want to burn the CD image for use in Windows system), use the -J option switch that generates Joliet directory records in addition to regular iso9660 file names. For example, to create CD image of Vista SP1 directory: mkisofs -o VitaSP1.iso -J VistaSP1

sudo fc-cache -f -v
2009-10-07 11:01:29
User: eastwind
Functions: fc-cache sudo

Refresh the cache of font directory , usefull after you download font (.ttf or other) from various website and you don't want to reboot or relogin . Close your word processor before using the command , after the refresh reopen your word processor , new fonts is avaible !

sudo alien --to-deb Your_PackAge.rpm
2009-09-27 13:49:07
User: eastwind
Functions: sudo

convert to debian package file (deb) a redhat package file (rpm) , then you can install it by using dpkg , require alien package ( sudo apt-get install alien first )

export HISTTIMEFORMAT="%h/%d-%H:%M:%S "
2009-09-25 22:42:28
User: eastwind
Functions: export

for the change stay in your history file , export command by writing it into your .bashrc

eject -x 8 /dev/cdrom
2009-09-25 08:02:30
User: eastwind
Functions: eject

this command limit the speed to 8 until next eject of your cdrom disc , can be usefulll when you don't want to listen the sound of your cdrom driver .

bchunk IMAGE.bin IMAGE.cue IMAGE.iso
rec -c 2 -r 44100 -s -t wav - | oggenc -q 5 --raw --raw-chan=2 --raw-rate=44100 --raw-bits=16 - > MyLiveRecording.ogg
$ cdrdao read-cd --read-raw --datafile FILE_NAME.bin --device /dev/cdrom --driver generic-mmc-raw FILE_NAME.toc
grep -v "^$" filename > newfilename
2009-09-24 12:21:43
User: eastwind
Functions: grep

The ^$ within the quotes is a regular expression: ^=beginning of line, $=end of line, with no characters between.

cat -n file or cat -b file
2009-09-24 12:18:40
User: eastwind
Functions: cat file

cat -n file : number all line

cat -b file : number only non empty line

see man cat

lsb_release -a
cdrecord -v -blank=all -force
cdrecord -v path_to_iso_image.iso
find ./ -size +10M -type f -print0 | xargs -0 ls -Ssh1 --color
sudo cat /dev/mem > /dev/dsp
2009-04-22 06:54:20
User: eastwind

tell you how many Non free software is on your machine, which package it is and which restriction on freedom it has . require vrms package , vrms mean virtual Richard M. Stallman :)

boxes -d dog or cowsay -f tux $M
2009-04-22 06:01:20
User: eastwind

Require boxes and / or cowsay packages.

After input boxes -d dog , type your text and then press ctrl + d . Same goes for cowsay .

toilet -f big ReadMe
2009-04-22 05:48:13
User: eastwind

need toilet package , same goes for figlet

showfigfonts | less : give the list of font available for options

2009-04-22 05:41:40
User: eastwind

sudo apt-get install moon-buggy

An ascii 2D game where you control a mooncar and try to avoid moonhole by jumping (press space )

2009-04-22 05:33:25
User: eastwind

sudo apt-get install bb

A demoscene intro in ascii art with tracker song