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How to merge pdfs and create bookmarks for each input file in output file? (linux)

This Bash script will make each PDF in a directory contain one bookmark to its first page with the text of the PDF's filename, and then it will concatenate them all. It can handle Non-ASCII filename. #...
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Where can I find the source code for TempleOS?

TempleOS is not known to be officially hosted in any repository. However, every binary file is just source that's JIT-compiled when you run it. To edit code you can use Ed("~/file.HC.Z"), and to see ...
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What exactly is "tesseract"?

tesseract is an open source OCR program which is able to be freely integrated into other programs. Searching the muPDF site gives some indication of what the package is: api: Optional use of ...
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Does AMD have open source graphics drivers for Windows?

Does AMD have any similar open source drivers for Windows? Open source AMD display drivers, that are compatible with Windows, does not exist. Intel, AMD, nor Nvidia provide open source drivers for ...
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Can a freely available add-in to a proprietary softare be considered open source?

Based on the information you give, the add-in is absolutely free and open source. The "free" part is the fact it is licensed under the Apache license. And it is open source as they are offering the ...
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What is a good replacement format for mp4?

You may want to take a look at Matroska Media Container. Matroska is usually found as .MKV files (matroska video), .MKA files (matroska audio) and .MKS files (subtitles) and .MK3D files (...
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Speed up video with composite merging frames (averaging // "motion blur")?

While the link from @Mulvya https://video.stackexchange.com/q/16552/1871 does indeed answer the question with ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i input \ -vf "tblend=average,framestep=2,tblend=average,framestep=2,...
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Word counter -- Batch

You may try this: @echo off set /a COUNT=0 for /f %%i in ('findstr /i /c:"parent" commits.txt') do ( set /a COUNT=COUNT + 1 ) echo "parent" words count: %COUNT% pause Referrence:how to get the ...
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Extract first page from multiple PDFs

Just had to do it today in Linux. It should work for Mac too. Execute the following command from your terminal. lpr -o page-ranges="1-1" path/to/folder/*.pdf lpr submits jobs to the printer. Note ...
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IGMP for flight simulation

IGMP is not multicast replacement for UDP. Rather, as its name says ("Group Management Protocol"), it's the multicast control protocol, used to manage group membership for UDP (and other datagram ...
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Can a freely available add-in to a proprietary softare be considered open source?

The answer to this is a somewhat hotly debated topic... perhaps mainly within the Open Source Hardware community. Fundamentally - "Is it permissible to refer to a project as open source if the tools ...
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Where are the SquirrelMail Logs?

SquirrelMail is a PHP application, so its logging behaviour is configured in php.ini. Usually this file lies somewhere like /etc/php/php.ini. In my case it lies in /usr/local/etc/php/php.ini. I ...
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What exactly is "tesseract"?

According to Wikipedia MuPDF is a software framework with a rudimentary viewer. It is no surprise that the documentation is rudimentary as well. I have dug out some information about the new OCR ...
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How does on know that an app's code isnt the same as the public one?

Unless you compile it yourself using the source code available you don't. As long as you get it from a reputable source it is very likely to be the same, but it is difficult or nearly impossible to ...
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What is an “OSE build” for software?

Just a guess. Per this page http://stahlworks.com/dev/x64/ "this is an experimental binary". Maybe just looking for some separation if something goes boom. I actually just downloaded it. I'...
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Can I fork GIT (version control system core) source and change it?

Git is licensed under the GPLv2 license. See the FAQ here: https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0-faq.html Your use is generally permissible, but there are obligations you will have to ...
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In what way can I still use an old, still functioning laptop since I bought a new one?

You could consider donating it to a local school or Goodwill. You could consider using it as a media player / server with something like KODI if it has HDMI, but that could be more trouble than it's ...
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What is the difference between proprietary codecs and open source ones?

It would depend on the particular codecs. If the codec is freely distributed, the difference between proprietary and open-source would not be of concern to you as end-user unless you plan to ...
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Is there an open source operating system I can run on an old Power Macintosh 9600?

There are BSD distributions and a handful of Linux distros that support the PowerPC architecture. You can see a list on DistroWatch.com. I just glanced at them, some were not that old. These OSs ...
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Can a freely available add-in to a proprietary softare be considered open source?

If somebody says anything is "open source", you should ask yourself, whether you are able to look at the complete code this product consists of. If the answer is yes, than it is indeed "open". Of ...
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Word counter -- Batch

We finally figured it out. We used a script in C that a friend of mine made. Was not was i was searching for, but it works. ` #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <string.h&...
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Where can I find an RRD file specification?

I think the best solution for understanding the binary format of an RRD file is to download the RDDTool source code from https://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool/download.en.html and reverse engineer the file ...
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How to expand disk space for standard user in kali linux?

It depends on your partition layout, as well as which partition is reporting as low. Check for the low storage available partition with df -h, then you'll most likely have to reboot into a LiveUSB ...
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Compile source as portable across directories

Four options come to mind:- Code the application to use relative directories and specify that it should be launched from the head of the data directory tree. Specify that environment variables be set ...
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Are there any alternative CIFS implementations for the Windows platform?

muCommander has an indipendent client implementation in Java (based on JCIFS). I use it often with the transfer verify feature to make sure files are transferred correctly.
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How to make passport pictures using only open-source or free software?

The thread is a bit older but in case someone has a similar problem. On GitHub there is an offline tool that solves exactly this problem. Note: The website must be hosted on a web server, but the ...
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Extract first page from multiple PDFs

PowerShell script that uses Ghostscript to extract 1st page pictures from each PDF in a directory and its subdirectories # Recursively for each PDF file make a 1st page JPEG nearby. # Execute `$...
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