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Really helpfull when play with files having spaces an other bad name. Easy to store and access names and path in just a field while saving it in a file.
This format (URL) is directly supported by nautilus and firefox (and other browsers)
This is just a proof of concept: A FILE WHICH CAN AUTOMOUNT ITSELF through a SIMPLY ENCODED script. It takes advantage of the OFFSET option of mount, and uses it as a password (see that 9191? just change it to something similar, around 9k). It works fine, mounts, gets modified, updated, and can be moved by just copying it.
USAGE: SEE SAMPLE OUTPUT
The file is composed of three parts:
a) The legible script (about 242 bytes)
b) A random text fill to reach the OFFSET size (equals PASSWORD minus 242)
c) The actual filesystem
Logically, (a)+(b) = PASSWORD, that means OFFSET, and mount uses that option.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ENCRYPTED FILESYSTEM. To improve it, it can be mounted with a better encryption script and used with encfs or cryptfs. The idea was just to test the concept... with one line :)
It applies the original idea of http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/7382/command-for-john-cons for encrypting the file.
The embedded bash script can be grown, of course, and the offset recalculation goes fine. I have my own version with bash --init-file to startup a bashrc with a well-defined environment, aliases, variables.
Get gzip compressed web page using wget.
Caution: The command will fail in case website doesn't return gzip encoded content, though most of thw websites have gzip support now a days.
MEncoder can create MPEG (MPEG-PS) format output files. Usually, when you are using MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 video, it is because you are encoding for a constrained format such as SVCD, VCD, or DVD.
To change MEncoder's output file format, use the -of mpeg option.
Creating an MPEG-1 file suitable to be played on systems with minimal multimedia support, such as default Windows installs:
mencoder input.avi -of mpeg -mpegopts format=mpeg1:tsaf:muxrate=2000 \
-o output.mpg -oac lavc -lavcopts acodec=mp2:abitrate=224 -ovc lavc \
This command gives you the charset of a text file, which would be handy if you have no idea of the encoding.
Useful if non-ascii characters in filenames have been improperly encoded. Replace "PROBLEM" with the incorrect characters (e.g. 'é'), and "FIX" with the correct ones (e.g. '?').
Also works with files:
To decrypt use the -d option:
echo SGVsbG8gd29ybGQK | base64 -d