Commands by mrehqe (5)

  • Convert all wma to [email protected] with ffmpeg into directory.


    1
    for f in *.wma; do ffmpeg -i "$f" -ab 128k "${f%.wma}.mp3" -ab 128K; done
    mrehqe · 2011-11-25 17:48:26 4
  • Crop several images by imagemagik's convert command. substitute , ,, with pixel value and with a different existent directory.


    -2
    for k in *.png; do convert $k -crop <width>x<high>+<cropwidth>+<cropthigh> <newpath>/$k; done
    mrehqe · 2011-11-14 17:04:15 4

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    sed ':a;N;$!ba;s/\n\n/\n%\n/g' input.txt >output
    mrehqe · 2011-11-06 11:55:33 0
  • Use w_scan to build italian DTT video channel list. To change country, substitute IT with 2 letter country code. Userful to be played in vlc by: vlc -f dvb-channels.conf Show Sample Output


    0
    w_scan -X -P -t 2 -E 0 -c IT > dvb-channels.conf
    mrehqe · 2011-11-04 11:17:31 0
  • Great for telnet stream. Substitute aa with caca for colour. To see in terminal: cat video.txt Show Sample Output


    0
    mplayer -vo aa:eight:driver=curses video.avi >video.txt
    mrehqe · 2011-10-31 10:06:10 0

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