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Small dictionary of the command line in Linux

Like many other things, also command line is subject to mutations. Mutations that occur very slowly (fortunatamennte) and in some cases do not occur just. The one listed below is a beginner cheatsheet of linuxian, i main controls with which to familiarize when you start to use the (one of) free operating system. Obviously, the guide is not complete, In fact, this little guide is not intended to replace all “man page” (otherwise a person would need?), but want to summarize in a practical and fast the most common commands. (more…)

Terminal: delete the login information

After being absent from the blog for the whole month of August, and half of September back at breakneck speed with the usual weekly article. Today we talk about privacy.

The terminal Linux è fantastico, with just a few commands we can have full control over the computer. Vediamo ora nel dettaglio come delete the login information per il computer sul quale siamo loggati. (more…)

LibreOffice from terminal: convert to PDF

With today's article we complete the article in the 31 May concerning the Printing from Client to Server, no drivers whatsoever. Perhaps not everyone knows that LibreOffice and OpenOffice integrate between their packages some commands from flipping through the terminal. These commands are identical for all operating systems (you, for Windows) and produce the same results. Among these we see today is the syntax for convert any file type through terminal opened with LibreOffice / OpenOffice in PDF.

The command for Linux is as follows: (more…)

Cut a section of video with ffmpeg

The article by vuol'essere today a reference for those who want cut a video from one point to another with ffmpeg ( then using the terminal). Strange, true? To change what products we use highly graphical far more graphics you can imagine.

Often the video is too long to be cut, and a full program (with gui and all) consumes too many resources and slows down the system.

The syntax is very simple, in a single line of terminal (more…)

automatically print, with file upload on Linux servers

In today's article I deal with printing. After I compared the various requirements of customers, I came to theorize the idea that the user (utonto) should have to have everything ready. Less software or drivers will be installed, will be more happy and will be less annoying to those who have something else to do.

The illumination came to me sifting between the printer settings that we have in the office. In one of the menus I see that you can upload the PDF to print on the printer's internal memory to print automatically. (more…)

Extract the audio track from a video “ffmpeg”

Let's say you have a video from which we extract an audio track. The reasons may be the most varied, we might want to save a special effect in a movie (shot, outbreak, musica d'atmosphere, famous phrase, etc.), or part of a song, the possibilities are endless.

Today let's see how you do with ffmpeg, the usual command-line tool that always shot at stake for encode video, slow them down, adapt them to my TV and more. (more…)

Crontab: planned actions with Linux

The program we are discussing today is cron, a lightweight Linux daemon which is responsible for launching commands 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 to 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. (more…)

Video deshake con Linux: stabilize a shaky video with Transcode

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. (more…)