Commands by eastwind (71)

  • 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 Show Sample Output

    mencoder mf://*.jpg -mf w=800:h=600:fps=25:type=jpeg -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4 -oac copy -o output.avi
    eastwind · 2009-10-21 09:14:04 0
  • 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 Show Sample Output

    mkisofs -o XYZ.iso XYZ/
    eastwind · 2009-10-17 16:28:47 8
  • 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 ! Show Sample Output

    sudo fc-cache -f -v
    eastwind · 2009-10-07 11:01:29 5
  • 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 ) Show Sample Output

    sudo alien --to-deb Your_PackAge.rpm
    eastwind · 2009-09-27 13:49:07 2
  • for the change stay in your history file , export command by writing it into your .bashrc Show Sample Output

    export HISTTIMEFORMAT="%h/%d-%H:%M:%S "
    eastwind · 2009-09-25 22:42:28 1
  • 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 .

    eject -x 8 /dev/cdrom
    eastwind · 2009-09-25 08:02:30 0
  • bchunk [-v] [-p] [-r] [-w] [-s] Show Sample Output

    bchunk IMAGE.bin IMAGE.cue IMAGE.iso
    eastwind · 2009-09-25 07:42:05 1
  • save the input into a ogg file Show Sample Output

    rec -c 2 -r 44100 -s -t wav - | oggenc -q 5 --raw --raw-chan=2 --raw-rate=44100 --raw-bits=16 - > MyLiveRecording.ogg
    eastwind · 2009-09-24 14:46:12 0

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    $ cdrdao read-cd --read-raw --datafile FILE_NAME.bin --device /dev/cdrom --driver generic-mmc-raw FILE_NAME.toc
    eastwind · 2009-09-24 14:19:22 27
  • The ^$ within the quotes is a regular expression: ^=beginning of line, $=end of line, with no characters between.

    grep -v "^$" filename > newfilename
    eastwind · 2009-09-24 12:21:43 1
  • cat -n file : number all line cat -b file : number only non empty line see man cat

    cat -n file or cat -b file
    eastwind · 2009-09-24 12:18:40 1

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    lsb_release -a
    eastwind · 2009-09-16 10:50:33 0

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    cdrecord -v -blank=all -force
    eastwind · 2009-09-14 19:21:15 3

  • -1
    cdrecord -v path_to_iso_image.iso
    eastwind · 2009-09-14 19:20:12 1
  • 1. find file greater than 10 MB 2. direct it to xargs 3. xargs pass them as argument to ls Show Sample Output

    find ./ -size +10M -type f -print0 | xargs -0 ls -Ssh1 --color
    eastwind · 2009-08-25 18:40:47 3

  • -11
    sudo cat /dev/mem > /dev/dsp
    eastwind · 2009-04-22 07:26:10 0
  • 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 :) Show Sample Output

    eastwind · 2009-04-22 06:54:20 1
  • Require boxes and / or cowsay packages. After input boxes -d dog , type your text and then press ctrl + d . Same goes for cowsay . Show Sample Output

    boxes -d dog or cowsay -f tux $M
    eastwind · 2009-04-22 06:01:20 1
  • need toilet package , same goes for figlet showfigfonts | less : give the list of font available for options Show Sample Output

    toilet -f big ReadMe
    eastwind · 2009-04-22 05:48:13 1
  • sudo apt-get install moon-buggy An ascii 2D game where you control a mooncar and try to avoid moonhole by jumping (press space ) Show Sample Output

    eastwind · 2009-04-22 05:41:40 2
  • sudo apt-get install bb A demoscene intro in ascii art with tracker song

    eastwind · 2009-04-22 05:33:25 4
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