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Monday, March 29, 2010

how to convert / fix mp3 on ubuntu linux with lame

sudo apt-get install madplay
sudo apt-get install lame
madplay -q -o wave:- -m -R 22050 [in.mp3/wav/...] | lame -b 128 - out.mp3

ubuntu linux screen casting / screen recording

sudo apt-get install xvidcap
> screencast recorders
sudo apt-get install istanbul
sudo apt-get install gtk-recordmydesktop
> encoders
sudo apt-get install ffmpeg
sudo apt-get install mencoder
> editors
sudo apt-get install audacity
sudo apt-get install avidemux
sudo apt-get install blender
> converters
sudo apt-get install h264enc
sudo apt-get install xvidenc
sudo apt-get install divxenc

best remote desktop applet for ubuntu linux

on ubuntu 9.x
sudo apt-get install grdc-gnome
on ubuntu 10.x
sudo apt-get install remmina-gnome

the applet is called "remote desktop client applet"

Friday, March 26, 2010

Maximizing the desktop realastate in ubuntu linux

install from synaptic : 

add the window-picker-applet to the top bar

refrence : http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/columns/ubuntu_netbook_remix_detailed_explanation

Saturday, March 20, 2010

lsyncd ubuntu tutorial

refrence : lsyncd

// prep
sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev
wget http://lsyncd.googlecode.com/files/lsyncd-1.26.tar.gz
tar -zxvf ...
make install

// usage
ssh-copy-id user@server
lsyncd --no-daemon /full/path/ user@server:/full/path/

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

how to tunnel remote ubuntu linux system full destop with Xephyr

> install xfce4 onthe remote system :
ssh user@host
sudo apt-get install xfce4

> isntall Xephyr :
sudo apt-get install xserver-xephyr

> start Xephyr :
export DISPLAY=:0.0 # make sure that the display is set to the host
Xephyr -ac -screen 1280x950 -br -reset -terminate 2> /dev/null :1 -keybd ephyr,,,xkbmodel=evdev &
export DISPLAY=:1.0 # set the display to the Xephyr
ssh -YfC -c blowfish user@host xfce4-session 2> /dev/null

how to install hdaps on ubuntu 9.10

HOW-TO install the driver :

How to install monitoring utilities :