vr 20 juni 2014
For a couple of years there have been a number of great open-source programs around for encoding video, both in Windows and (Ubuntu) Linux. Some of them provide a nice graphical user interface, but the best ones are still commandline tools, such as ffmpeg and MEncoder. They are extremely flexible ...
zo 10 maart 2013
A few weeks ago I started teaching a mathematics-course for first-year biology students, as part of a larger three-month Systems Biology course at the University of Utrecht. A couple of years ago the university started to record a number of its lectures, which were then made available online for students ...
zo 09 september 2012
One of the drawbacks of a monolithic kernel is that you’re often stuck with outdated drivers that don’t work for your hardware. Even if a fix is available upstream, there’s no easy way to update just a single driver. Luckily, LinuxTV now at least offers a script ...
zo 26 oktober 2008
Say you have a collection of short video clips made with a telephone or digital camera, and you want to join them into a single video file. How can you do this without having to re-encode everything?
zo 13 januari 2008
Last year I bought a cheap :ZOLID High-Speed DVD Maker at Aldi. Of course it was only packaged with Windows software, so I spent some time researching how to get the thing to work on Ubuntu Linux. It turns out that the device is sold under a number of different ...
zo 09 december 2007
In Ubuntu, DV video-capture
over Firewire has basically been broken for normal users for the last 7
years or so. I’ve been unable to get Kino to work on Ubuntu 10.04 and
onward, so I switched to
dvgrab. If you run
it with root-privileges (
sudo dvgrab ...
wo 05 december 2007