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29Mar/130

Crontab: planned actions with Linux

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The program we are discussing today is cron, a lightweight Linux daemon that deals with launch command at user defined intervals. It is often confused with "crontab", which in reality is nothing but its configuration file, containing the commands to launch and the time intervals. Someone will remember crontab (we used in the tutorial on "time lapse" to take pictures in automatic). In today's article we see an overview of working with cron, accompanied by examples of use, and modify the crontab file.

16Mar/133

Redacted: font that replaces the “lorem ipsum” #2

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The saga fonts suitable for wireframe, in this article we Redacted, clearly inspired by a font Blokk (of which has been discussed in the previous article), but with a difference: the possibility to choose a layout block, handwriting or hand writing in bold.

2Mar/133

Video deshake con Linux: stabilize a shaky video with Transcode

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Today we talk about another piece of software command line for Linux: Transcode. This little tool allows you to stabilize a video in which the cameraman (the alleged tale) does not have the hand too firm. It can happen on many occasions: over-excitement, crowd, cold, little space, fever, riot, guerriglia urbana, war that the recovery is to move and avoid the urge of vomiting every time we revisit the movies of the holidays a small team of developers wrote transcode, few line of code to Linux.