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    [SOLVED] Re: About Linux command line

    This can be accomplished reasonably elegantly as follows:



    sox *.wav -t wav - | lame -V 2 - output.mp3


    I am not sure about the file ordering of the sox command though, perhaps this is not...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: ....cool way to record your fave radio station for your mp3 player with wget ...

    Hi Shan!! Again it has been a while..

    You could also consider using FFmpeg, which certainly looks a bit cleaner than your vlc example although perhaps not as cool as the wget usage:



    sleep...
  3. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    Nice to see some closure to a thread that started some time ago :). My ears are not good for such things but I am impressed by the quality of the audio produced by exhale. Exciting to be involved too...
  4. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    So after some fiddling around I can see that playback of xHE-AAC will be possible in most players that use Ubuntu's gstreamer1.0-fdkaac package. The most satisfactory of these applications for me was...
  5. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    I am retired now so I might take some time to download an iso of the Hirsute Hippo and have a go with the fdkaac gstreamer and see if I can coax xHE-AAC playback out of RhythmBox. I am also not a...
  6. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    Hopefully all is sorted? If not I have placed my fully patched up abcde here for a short time:

    https://www.andrews-corner.org/tmp/abcde

    This can actually be placed in $HOME/bin and after reboot...
  7. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    If you modified abcde before (by patching for exhale) there is nothing more required, the newer patch does not add anything different than the previous patch, just lines are changed to follow git...
  8. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    Interestingly enough it looks like the next version of Ubuntu has already done this:

    https://packages.ubuntu.com/hirsute/gstreamer1.0-fdkaac
  9. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    I have just now updated the xHE-AAC patch to cover the latest git abcde and tested it all out and it ran very, very nicely! Also I have added an ~/.abcde.conf file for xHE-AAC:

    ~/.abcde.conf for...
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    Re: Most lightweight desktop?

    Your best bet would be Fluxbox, all the applications you mention work well with this while Fluxbox itself treads quite lightly on resources. I have been running Fluxbox on this system for many years...
  11. Thread: SSD help

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    [ubuntu] Re: SSD help

    I built my Threadripper system in June 2019:

    Building a Threadripper System for Slackware...
    https://www.andrews-corner.org/threadripper.html

    For this system I actually purchased 2 x Crucial...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: What's the best Ubuntu Video movie player?

    Cool guys use mpv with SMPlayer as frontend :)
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    Re: sending large picture files

    If you are keen to try the command line as others have suggested there is a very simple way to use imagemagick and resize your image based on the percentage point of your choice. For example to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Convert problems

    Some discussion on this issue here...
  15. Re: Ffmpeg with libfdk_aac support for 20.04 LTS

    Interestingly enough hydrogenaudio still ranks fdkaac above FFmpeg's AAC encoder. Mind you the hydrogenaudio rankings have not been updated for some time. For best AAC under Linux however I believe...
  16. Re: SimpleScreenRecorder settings for best quality & for when quality doesn't matter

    This answer did not help at all?
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    [all variants] Re: A good music player?

    I confess to a dislike of those all encompassing music players that scan hard drives for music, download album art and lyrics, rip audio cds etc etc. My own needs have been met for some time with...
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    Re: exporting to ape with Audacity

    I suspect that you are actually the expert in this area rather than myself :). What is missing here is an active developer for the Linux port, I see the Windows version is being developed quite...
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    Re: exporting to ape with Audacity

    I am wondering if some of these issues are due to some of the slightly odd versions of mac for Linux that are circulating? I achieved success with Audacity and mac by using a version of mac that is...
  20. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    That is excellent news :). My colleagues on HydrogenAudio have demonstrated that binaries compiled as native Windows applications using Windows compilers tend to be a little faster than the binaries...
  21. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    I confess that I could not warm to EAC but I knew that you were a big user :). As for fdkaac.exe my memory was finally jogged and if you ever want to go a little deeper into the rabbit hole I have...
  22. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    I believe you might find some joy here...
  23. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    Mid winter here and I see a small heatwave over your way. Just remember that Australia laughs at your summer heat while Canada laughs at your winters :)

    I see you have compiled against libfdk-aac...
  24. Thread: xHE-AAC

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    [SOLVED] Re: xHE-AAC

    So it is a bit ugly but you can force Linux playback of USAC files generated by exhale with something like the following:



    ffplay -hide_banner -loglevel 0 -autoexit -codec:a libfdk_aac test.m4a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB Webcam on Ubuntu 18.04

    As other have pointed out most mainstream webcams will give no trouble under Linux. A specific recommendation is the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 that I use myself. A bigger issue these days is...
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