tips n' howtos
How one might do stuff.
Oct 30, 2003:
It's simple, but for some reason it doesn't stick in my head --- here's the quick guide to going from source to version-controlled source using cvs import.
Nov 05, 2002:
So you want to edit video from your DV camera, and you can't afford a Macintosh? Well, tough for you, but there are alternatives, and their names are Linux:
Kino capture and edit tool
Cinelerra video editor
Linux 1394 Resources (IEEE 1394 = iLink = Firewire)
I've captured and edited full quality DV video using Red Hat 8.0 and a program called dvgrab. Also tried Kino and it worked. Horray! I'm not happy with Red Hat for other reasons, though, so I'm giving Debian another shot.
Oct 09, 2002:
You got a directory full of similar jpegs that form the frames of a movie. They're in numerical order. You type:
mencoder \*.jpg -mf on:fps=25 -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4 -o output.avi
That should get you started.
Oct 04, 2002:
This is why we like following the freebsd-questions mailing list. Realy smart sounding people answer your questions about burning CDs.
Sep 04, 2002:
How to get at those .hpi files you have sitting around, but can't use because you no longer run Windows.
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