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    Re: HOWTO: Install and use the latest FFmpeg and x264

    My question: How do I use your instructions to create and install libavcodec as an external codec instead of internal to ffmpeg? Is there a way to accomplish what I want without having to do that?
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    [SOLVED] Re: How can I half a video's quality and size?

    I will be watching it on a computer. However, I have to convert it on one computer and then rsync it to another computer which has a small amount of storage available. Because of the file has to be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How can I half a video's quality and size?

    Holy crap, that's a lot of flags.

    Question: Will setting '-s 640x480' change the aspect ratio to 640x480, or will it keep my existing aspect ratio?
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    [SOLVED] Re: How can I half a video's quality and size?

    It is an avi.

    I don't mind if it is a smaller resolution, as long as the relative quality is the same.

    For example, the file is now 720x400. I don't mind if it is 540x300, but the quality still...
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    [SOLVED] How can I half a video's quality and size?

    I have a 500MB video that is 720x400. I want to half the size of the video while retaining the same relative quality.

    My main goal is to half the filesize of the video, but to do that and keep the...
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    Re: Shell getopts command is dangerous!

    I check for it because, as the saying goes, "Make something idiot proof and someone will make a bigger idiot". When writing a script I always try to figure out how people will mess it up and then I...
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    Re: Shell getopts command is dangerous!

    Here's the code I threw together to make sure that the argument after the '-d' switch was not another switch.

    I placed this in my script before the getopts stuff:


    #This monstrosity makes sure...
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    Re: Shell getopts command is dangerous!

    It's obviously been a while since this thread was started, but I've just come across this problem. Here is the relevant excerpt from my script:


    while getopts ":d:frhls" options...
  9. Re: How To: Manual Network Configuration without the need for Network Manager

    This is a great tutorial.

    I didn't read all 69 pages of this thread, so I don't know if this was answered already.

    Once you've configured and connected to the wireless network using the command...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Wired networking on acer aspire one broken by latest update

    I have an Acer Aspire One running Kubuntu Intrepid. I use Wicd for network connectivity. I have this same problem as well. With kernel 2.6.27-11, I can't get my wired connection to work. With kernel...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic Package Manager Problem

    try


    sudo dpkg --configure -a --force-all

    you can see more information on what I did to solve this here
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Python-central not configured, pkginstall terminator not installed!

    I had the same issue while doing an upgrade. I couldn't do anything else because every time I tried to install a package, it exited with the same error.

    The installer recommends trying


    sudo...
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    Re: Al Emmo with Ubuntu + Wine HOWTO

    I was thinking of purchasing this game, and was wondering if wine now supports Al Emmo out of the box.

    Thanks.
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    idea similar to edgy-proposed repository

    The edgy-proposed repository, mentioned in a previous thread, is similar to an idea I had for improving stability of updates.

    A couple months ago there was an issue where a bug in an update...
  15. Re: REnouveau - Perform tests for open source NVidia drivers development

    Someone should make a live CD (perhaps based on something like Damn Small Linux) that boots up and runs this program. That way we could take it to everyone we know who has an NVidia card and run it...
  16. Re: Canon Eos 400D/Digital Rebel: Does it work with Linux?

    Help? [/QUOTE]

    Check out this thread:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=296342
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    Re: Savage Game How to

    Check out: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/doc/debian/ch-advanced.html#s-advanced-files
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