Monthly Archive: September 2016

Sep 23 2016

10 FFmpeg Commands You Should Know for Media File Conversions

FFmpeg is a powerful command line tool for manipulating your media files. Here are some of the FFmpeg commands you should know for media conversions. Source: 10 FFmpeg Commands You Should Know for Media File Conversions – Make Tech Easier

Sep 22 2016

Best Lightweight Linux Distros for Older Computers – Make Tech Easier

Many Linux distros are made specifically for use in older machines. Try out these lightweight Linux distros give your old computer a new life. Source: Best Lightweight Linux Distros for Older Computers – Make Tech Easier

Sep 21 2016

Warning: Microsoft Doesn’t Want You To Install Linux On Its “Signature PCs”

Microsoft hates it when its customers wish to install Linux or other operating systems on its PCs. A Redditor has expressed concern over his inability to install Linux on a Yoga 900 ISK2 Ultrabook Source: Warning: Microsoft Doesn’t Want You To Install Linux On Its “Signature PCs” (Fossbytes)

Sep 20 2016

Video Stabilization Using VidStab and FFmpeg on Linux

FFmpeg with an optional library vidstab can stabilize and smooth out shaky video on Linux. Here is a quick how-to and example video! Source: Video Stabilization Using VidStab and FFmpeg on Linux (scottlinux.com | Linux Blog)

Sep 17 2016

OAuth 2.0 Support for Asterisk 13, so XMPP connections to Google Voice can be made using the more secure oAuth authentication

If you are running Asterisk 13 (or are ready to upgrade to Asterisk 13) and are using it to connect to one or more Google Voice accounts, you can now use oAuth authentication instead of the problematic username/password, without resorting to the use of a pre-built distribution that may contain features you don’t need and …

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Sep 13 2016

10 Best Password Managers For Linux Operating Systems

There are many password managers for Windows and OS X, but here we’ll look at some of the best password managers for Linux. With so many online accounts on the internet, it can be tediously difficult to remember all your passwords. Many people write them down or store them in a document, but that’s plain …

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Sep 08 2016

Perform Screen Recording in Ubuntu with SimpleScreenRecorder

There are many screencasting tools for Windows & Mac; ironically, there’s no dearth of applications on Linux. However, SimpleScreenRecorder is one of them. Source: Perform Screen Recording in Ubuntu with SimpleScreenRecorder (Make Tech Easier)

Sep 07 2016

How to hack the FreePBX blacklist for better call blocking capability, take 2 – adding TrueCNAM scoring

This article is mostly a repeat of the article How to hack the FreePBX blacklist for better call blocking capability, the only difference being that this article adds the ability to use TrueCNAM to help determine if an incoming call is from a telemarketer or robo-caller. It’s not foolproof, of course, and some spam calls …

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Sep 05 2016

How to Add Mac OS X’s ‘Quick Look’ Feature to Ubuntu – OMG! Ubuntu!

GNOME Sushi adds a macOS style ‘Quick Look’ feature to Nautilus. Just select a file and tap the spacebar to see a larger preview. Source: How to Add Mac OS X’s ‘Quick Look’ Feature to Ubuntu – OMG! Ubuntu!

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