Thursday, January 24, 2008

KDE goes cross-platform with Windows, Mac OS X support

The open-source KDE desktop environment is making the jump across platforms with broad support for Windows and Mac OS X. The core KDE desktop programs, the KOffice suite, and the Amarok music player are actively being ported. Read more

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Downloading minivanradio programs

wget http://www.minivanradio.net -O minivan
sed -nr "/http.+\.mp3/s/.*(http.+mp3).*/\1/w files" minivan
wget -i files

Sunday, January 13, 2008

random commands - ffmpeg

You can download Flash Video format files used in Youtube, metacafe and other sites using the Firefox extension Video Downloadhelper.

After downloading all the videos, run this command to convert all of them to mpeg format.

for i in *.flv; do ffmpeg -i "$i" "$i".mpg;done


ffmpeg man page.