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FFMPEG Splitting MP4 with Same Quality

I have one large MP4 file. I am attempting to split it into smaller files. ffmpeg -i largefile.mp4 -sameq -ss 00:00:00 -t 00:50:00 smallfile.mp4 I thought using -sameq would keep the same quality ...
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Parallelizing rsync

I just moved and discovered after some trial and error that somewhere between my home and my remote server, there is some throttling going on...but the throttling is not very intelligent. It only ...
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Using the vim split command from the command line to get 4 quater splits

I want to open four vim files on the command line: vim file1 file2 file3 But I would like each file to be opened in a separate split: vim -c "split file1" -c "split file2" -c "split file3" file4 ...
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How do I split a .zip file into multiple segments?

I have all the command line utils installed, and need to split an existing .zip (or) new file(s) into (50MB) .zip segments in Terminal. i.e. Folder X = 900MB > Create self extracting .zip archive > ...
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How to view two not continuous PDF pages at once,like the split view of Word

Adobe reader can show two pages up, but they must be continuous pages, is there any option to show two pages, for example, page 1 and page 5 side by side?
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How do I split an MP3 file without re-encoding it?

I have a 400 MB MP3 file at 96kbps, taken from a CD. I want to split this into many files. Is there any way to do that without affecting the quality of audio or maybe without re-encoding the file?
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How do I use Split in the Mac OS X Terminal to split files directly to another directory?

How do I use the OS X Terminal command split to split a file into several pieces, and store them in a different folder, on a different drive? The reason is that I need to move files to a FAT32 ...
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How do I allocate/split folders optimally to fit on the minimum number of DVDs?

I need a wayto automatically allocate/split selected folders so that each class of folders take the closest value to 4.7 GB (a single layer DVD-R or DVD+R). While doing this, files must remain intact ...
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How to split an m4v file?

I downloaded a TV season on iTunes (.m4v files), however the files are clustered into 3 episodes each. I'd like to chop these up so that each episode is in it's own file. Googling around a while ...
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How can I split the 5.1 audio channels from an AC3 file into individuals streams (preferably on a Mac)?

I have a file that I've pulled from a DVD that is apparently in AC3 5.1 format. The extension is .AC3 and it opens an plays in QuickTime, VLC etc. What I want is each individual channel in a separate ...
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How to split a tar file into smaller parts at file boundaries?

I have a tar file that I want to split into multiple smaller tar files. This would be easy with split, but I want the splitted files to be fully usable tar files themselves, which split can't do as it ...
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Making the active window in vim more obvious

My workspace is normally one very big xterm with vim, split into six or more buffers. It would be really helpful if it were more obvious which one was the active buffer. Right now I'm using the ...
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How to split binary file based on pattern?

I would like to split a binary file into smaller files based on pattern 'xÚ' (it's 78 DA in hexadecimal), so when there's an 'xÚ' in the file the splitter script splits and pastes the content into a ...
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Split screen with custom ratio

I have Win 7 and a 23" full hd screen. I really enjoy the split screen functionality but 50/50 isn't always what I need. Sometimes 70/30 or whatever is more appropriate. So I looked for a software ...
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How can I split a large ISO file?

I have a 6 GB .ISO file (a PC game) that I would like to split into two 3 GB files so that it would fit into 2 DVDs. How can I do this? Is there some application or command that can do the job? And ...
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How to store large files on Fat32

I wanted to store a large video file on a FAT32 drive (~18 GB), but I discovered that this isn't simply possible due to limitations of the file system. Is there a simple tool that exists for ...
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Split Outlook PST files

I have large pst files which I need to split into smaller pst files. Is this something that can be done? Where the split pst files remain usable in outlook.
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Batch-split many AVIs in 2 parts?

how can I batch split many AVIs into 2 parts, with no conversion? NB: this didn't help much What is the best software to split and join avi files?
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How to split big flac file int tracks and fill the id3 tag?

I have a music album, but whole album is in single flac file and tracks are listed in cue file. So I'd like to split it into tracks, but also fill the id3 tags and name files by track name.
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Split PDF document from command line in Linux?

I would like to extract page ranges from a PDF document into a new PDF document using the command line in Linux. Note that: Pdftk - The PDF Toolkit fails for me with: $ pdftk input.pdf cat 1 ...
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concatenate cmd line starting from some parameter

If I get a cmd line like: myscript param1 param2 param3 param4 param5 param6 ... (so on) How can I save a string consisting of parameters starting from some specific one? The $@ gives me the whole ...
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Splitting an audio file into chunks of a specified length

I have several long audio files (80 minutes each; m4a) and want them split into 5- or 10-minute pieces. I see many questions for splitting an audio file at extended pauses, tones, etc. but can't seem ...
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Can I tell 'split' to not split lines?

I have a large text file, that I need to split into a series of smaller (under 1MB) files. It seems that split is what I want here. However, if I try the following (using 900k as the limit to give ...
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How to stop Vim from scrolling when splitting vertically

The problem Somehow on this box every time I split a window (^W v or :vs) the original pane scrolls in such a way that my cursor is exactly scrolloff=5 from the top. I have tried to remove all ...
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PDF: automatically remove pages 2+4 and then glue back together?

I have a bunch of PDFs and for each of them, I would like to remove pages 2 and 4, then glue the PDF back together. Is there a clever way to do this using a command-line utility?
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Are “ergnomic” keyboards good for you? [closed]

I currently own the Logitech Classic Keyboard 200 USB Keyboard: It is pretty comfortable, keys are soft, pretty standard layout. Only problem is that sometimes it feels like my fingers get a little ...
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How to backup a folder and it's subfolders to CD/DVD

If I've got a folder structure that I'd like to split so that it could be burned to multiple CDs or DVDs, what's the best tool out there to accomplish this? The folders/files have to be natively ...
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Is there a way to reassemble files split without enumerating all of the parts explicitly?

I used split -b 32m "file.bz2" "file.bz2.part-" to split a file and it created more than 50 parts. From googling, the way I found to reassemble the parts is to cat file.bz2.part-aa file.bz2.part-ab ...
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Can I split up a telephone line into two ethernet cables?

I have a telephone line and I was wondering. Is there a way to convert the telephone line into ethernet and splitting it so I would be able to have internet on my PS3 and my computer? I already have ...
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How to split a DVD into multiple CDs

I have Windows 7 bootable DVD, My DVD writer is not able to load a DVD, but it can load CDs. Is there any way that I can convert my windows 7 DVD to multiple CDs so that it can be installed from DVDs? ...
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How to split HDMI video and audio?

I have a single HDMI output cable (from my graphics card, ATI 5750) carrying both HD video & audio. I connect the cable to the monitor for HD video, but I want to split the HD audio from the HDMI ...
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How to split file into floppy within install any software in DOS environment?

I want to split a 2.6 mb file to floppy, is there any dos cmd to help me in pure dos environment. (no application is allowed to install)
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How do I use GNU split's “filter” option with GNU parallel?

I am trying to split a number of huge gz file into N-line compressed gzipped chunks. To demonstrate, let us consider the following: seq 100 | gzip > big_file0.gz I can split this into multiple ...
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How do I split 30 GB Outlook 2003 .PST file?

I have 400 GB of files that I need to split and burn on DVDs for HR, but I have few PSTs that are 20+ GB. How can I split these huge PST files?
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Horizontally split-screen with two programs?

I have two programs A and B. I want a single command, which will run Program A and Program B in two different terminals but in the same tab, i.e, in a horizontally split terminal. I know screen can do ...
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Create multiple zip files that are not dependent on each other?

I want to compress a folder into multiple zip files of 50MB each but don't want them to be dependent on each other. When I use Winzip and use the split feature it creates one zip file and the others ...
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split httpd in smaller files

Hi I need to extract each VirtualHosts from my httpd.conf to separate files for easier management. Original httpd.conf . .. <VirtualHost *:XXXX> SuexecUserGroup user1 groupX ... ...
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Video Splitter for MPG

I need a good video splitter, for .avi and .mpg. I already know about Easy Video Splitter, but it doesn't work with .mpg. OS is Win 7.
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Splitting audio output to dynamics and headset

I'm using Macbook Pro(MD101) with OS X 10.8.3. How can I create two virtual audio devices one to work with Macbook's loud speakers and second with 3.5 jack? I heard that this is possible with ...
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How to split cell in a row with Excel

I am trying to create a macro to split a cell containing two or more line of characters. I would like to keep the others cells of the row. For example _____________ | | A | |Row 1| B | | ...
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How can I print text as a large picture (poster) using only A3 pages?

I need to print a selection of text so that it is possible to read it from across a room. I thought the best thing would be to print it like a poster, but the largest our printer can print is size A3. ...
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split command on Ubuntu command-line

I want to split a file into multiple files with at most 25 lines each. I'm using this: split -l 25 /etc/adduser.conf > /home/ubuntu/PL/trab3/rc_ But I do not get the files I expect. How can I ...
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Split numbers using stream editor (sed)

I want to insert periods as thousands separators using sed. How can I do that? Sample imput/output: 29371923471239 -> 29.371.923.471.239
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Mac OS. Finder windows split the screen?

I want to achieve something like this at least for 4 windows:
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Looking for a piece of free software that will split a wav file into multiple pieces at the silences

I'm ripping my old LPs to wav files and want something to break the big album sized wav file into a wav file per track. I almost got up the inspiration to learn the wav file format and write my own ...
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how can I split data into multiple columns seperating only after the first colon in excel

I have a huge excel list (20k+ rows) and want to split that one column list into multiple columns. Previously I used the Data|Text-to-Columns Wizard but it appears to have a limitation: I cannot ...
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How can I split a large SQL file into smaller chunks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to split large file on Windows? I have a 100MB SQL file which my host won't let me upload all at once (2MB per upload). The database is on a different server so I ...
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Split a large .gz file and gzip each of split file?

I have a large text.gz file (2GB) and I want to split it by line. I tried to use: zcat text.gz | split -l1000000 However this generated a huge file (around 92GB before I terminated it) and put too ...
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Split an[d] archive large backup file in constant working space

I'm currently attempting to use tar and split to get DVD-sized archives of my Time Machine backup database. It's going to work this time, as I have a partition on my external drive large enough to ...
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How do I split a lubuntu root partition?

I've installed lubuntu on my old laptop and not knowing anything about linux partitioning I ended up with one full drive partition. I have already some large files in that partition and I would like ...