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Ffmpeg Sync when extracting parts of video

This question can be seen as an extension of this question. I am using the ffmpeg 2.0.1 . The following commands is useful when you want to extract parts of one big video file given time makers. ...
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Batch convert to UTF-8 a directory having both UTF-8 and CP-1251 files

I have a directory containing files, some of them are UTF-8, some are CP-1251. I want to convert the ones that are CP-1251 to be UTF-8, but without corrupting the UTF-8 files. I tried using iconv -f ...
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102 views

ffmpeg stripping out third stream not working

I have files with a third stream which could be some metadata from FCP. This is the output of ffprobe: ffprobe 00700.mov ffprobe version 2.0.1 Copyright (c) 2007-2013 the FFmpeg developers ...
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How to multiplex two videos with ffmpeg

I'm converting videos using the -s option for multiple resulutions and I want to include a short intro at the begining of the video. but for some reason it skips the second -i so i'm only getting the ...
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Can Intel Xeon Phi improve ffmpeg performance?

I'm building a server for video encoding and I'm planning to use the latest Xenon e5-2697 v2. Can Xeon Phi help me improve ffmpeg encoding performance? a bit confused by this new "processor" ...
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Subversion character encoding coversion error

I'm getting the following error when trying to do "svn up": svn: E000022: Error converting entry in directory '/home/testuser/svn/test' to UTF-8 Followed by some valid and invalid UTF-8 data. My ...
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How those undocumented ANSI codes work

I found gnu head ANSI art (that show up in alsmot grayscale on Cygwin terminal) and it have undocumented ANSI CSI SGR numbers like: [38;5;243m Wikipedia say that the numbers are up to 109. What ...
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Linux VLC subtitles - qestionmarks instead of several characters

While watching movie using VLC with czech subtitles, qestionmarks appears instead of some (ěščřž etc.) characters. Steps that I have tried so far: Converting subtitles from windows-1250 to utf-8 ...
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Extract files with umlaut in 7zip file created under windows to Linux

I want to extract a large backup of my hard drive compressed with 7zip under Windows to my Debian Wheezy installation. I'm using the following command line: 7z x -pmypasswordhere file.7z If there's ...
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How to force convert with convmv

I have had a lot of files with filenames in windows-1251 encoding. I wanted to convert it to utf8.But I have accidentally converted it wrongly by convmv: convmv -r --notest -f windows-1255 -t ...
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7zip filename encoding problems

I have problems extracting files from 7zip archive with non-ascii symbols in filenames. I have identical versions of 7z on two computers, which differ only by the system locale. If I compress on one ...
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1answer
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X-Terminals don't show UTF-8 character correctly when using Likewise-Open authentification

I have this really weird problem with X terminal emulators. I want to use UTF-8 and it works everywhere else in my system, but not in graphical terminals. When I start e.g. Urxvt and press öäå-keys it ...
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1answer
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Encoding Problems On Linux

I have a file on Oracle Linux Server 5.9 where its charset is utf-8, but when I want to print it with cat, less, tail, nano etc. I can't see some characters. When I copy file to Windows 7, I'm able ...
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1answer
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Firefox displays weird encoding icons on websites like GitHub

On Mozilla Firefox (on GNU/Linux) with default font and UTF-8 encoding, I am seeing some websites, such as GitHub, display weird characters across the page. Under a different browser, such as ...
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How to bulk-rename files with invalid encoding or bulk-replace invalid encoded characters?

I have a debian server and I'm hosting music for an internet radio station. I have trouble with file names and paths because a lot of files got an invalid encoding, for example: ./music/Bändname - ...
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1answer
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file-name encoding problems

I googled over this topic but couldn't find what I was looking for... the following "happend" to me: I had my files stored on a NTFS-USB Harddisk, because of space problems I moved them to an ext3 ...
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1answer
459 views

cp1250 encoded source code on Eclipse/Linux

How to setup your environment to work with cp1250 source code in Eclipse on Linux? (I know, if you can use UTF-8, unfortunately, it's not always possible)
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CLI, encoding-aware FTP uploader

I've got a crappy webhoster where I need the filenames in iso-8859-1, my FS uses utf-8. Filezilla can handle encodings, but I need something that I can use in a script. Is there a program out there ...
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1answer
118 views

Compressing a bunch of HTMLs into one PDF

I have a lot of HTML files (webpages, saved with FireFox as one <filename>.html file and a <filename>_files directory with statics). How can i compress them into one large PDF file with ...
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1answer
418 views

“poor” video encoding performance of the i5 2500k under Linux

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty), with an i5 2500k (not overclocked) and a z68 board. I'm trying to encode DVD quality VOB files to the iPhone preset in Handbrake, but in mkv format. I'm currently ...
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How to auto detect text file encoding?

There are many plain text files which were encoded in variant charsets. I want to convert them all to UTF-8, but before running iconv, I need to know its original encoding. Most browsers have an ...
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1answer
953 views

Converting Filename Encoding

my operating system is Arch Linux. I am trying to extract a .zip archive that contains CJK characters in its filenames. It was most likely created on a Windows machine. I tried the unzip utility and ...
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2answers
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Why does my e-mail render incorrectly only for certain recipients and when I use a certain server?

This has been driving me absolutely crazy for a few days now. I have an e-mail. If I send it from a Windows Server 2003 server via MailEnable, a certain person receives it using Outlook 2003 just ...
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1answer
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Unconvert Text File from Binary Format

I've got a rather large CSV file (~700MB) which I know to consist of lines of 27-character alpha-numeric hashes; no commas or anything fancy. Somehow, during its migration from Windows to Linux (via ...
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Linux file command

I have noticed that Linux file command does not return any value if an xml file has the <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> at the top. If the prolog is missing then file -i somefile.xml ...
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1answer
97 views

What software/method can I use to make Matroska dump of DVD under Linux?

I have set of DVD disks. I'd like to rip them to .mkv files, but with all information - i.e. all subtitles, and all audio tracks. Is there any tool on Linux that I could use to do it? I found some ...
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762 views

transcode hangs near end of encoding

I'm trying to encode some Firefly episodes so that my wife can watch them on her netbook (no DVD drive!). I'm using dvd::rip and transcode seems to randomly hang during encoding near the end of the ...
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Is it bad to keep working on my computer while it is encoding music?

I have a large amount of music that I need to convert from FLAC to mp3. It will take over a day in total. I'd like to continue working on my laptop while this is in progress. Can this cause any ...
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3answers
535 views

Command-line video concatenation and recompression?

What is the best CLI tool (preferably Linux based) that will allow concatenating video files, and also compressing them on the client-side for YouTube upload?
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3answers
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How do I transcode widescreen Freeview recordings on Linux

I have various recordings made with MythTV and Kaffeine from UK DVB-T Freeview. I want to put these on a netbook for the kids to watch on holiday, but want to get the file sizes down from around ...
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7answers
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How can I create a zip / tgz in Linux such that Windows has proper filenames?

Currently, tar -zcf arch.tgz files/* encodes filenames in UTF, so Windows users see all characters spoiled in filenames which are not english, and can do nothing with it. zip -qq -r arch.zip files/* ...
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3answers
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Remove Audio stream from XVID files

I have a bunch of Xvid files that each have an audio stream that I do not want. How can I strip the audio track I don't want using the Linux command line? I don't need the whole script (loop), ...
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3answers
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Turn multiple PNG images into a H264 encoded 1280x720 animation for YouTube HD upload

I have lots of PNG images: pic1.png pic2.png pic3.png ... They are all of size 1280x720. I want to turn them into an animation and upload it to YouTube as a HD video. I've heard that H264 is a good ...
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6answers
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Batch-convert files for encoding

How can I batch-convert files in a directory for their encoding (e.g. ANSI->UTF-8) with a command or tool? For single files an editor helps, but how to do the mass files job?
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Firefox displays garbage characters in lieu of web page

On this web page http://taj.chass.ncsu.edu/Hindi.Less.05/dialog_script.html, firefox and opera running on windows and linux display the source html interspersed with garbage characters (for me, they ...