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GNU/Linux

Server DLNA per linux: which one to choose?

Linux from the media point of view has always remained a step behind the competition. With few exceptions the best multimedia software, are photo editing or video editing, They are developed exclusively (the quasi) for Mac or Windows.

Linux is however unbeatable, and for many years the most widely used system, for everything about the servers. Today we deal with DLNA media server: particular file server that can be accessed via DLNA compatible client. (more…)

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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…)

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Webcam security and “motion detect” with Linux

Set up a Security Webcam with “motion detect” using linux, in contrast to other solutions, is a procedure quite simple, despite the lack of a GUI for the configurations (often it is good not to have a GUI). On the front “hardware” everything we need is a webcam USB, regarding the software we will need a Linux distribution and the program “motion” (in the official repositories). Below I translate and I simplify the procedure comes from the blog Chriswpage.com. (more…)

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Slow down a video “mencoder”, “ffmpeg” and “sox”

Today we still talk about video editing command line, ffmpeg as well as we will see in broad terms how they work mencoder and sox: is the first part of the project “mplayer“, the second helps us in definition audio. The end result of this tutorial will be the original video (including audio) slowed. In short will last twice.

To begin with we must have a video format “mp4“. If we use our size differs ffmpeg by convertirlo. (more…)