Category multimedia

to_gif: A Bash Script for Easy JPG to GIF Conversion

When taking pictures of moving objects or scenes it would often be awesome to convert them into an animated gif. Unless you used a tripod you will still have slight camera movements and shifts which are then visible in the gif. There is a geekoverdose post which describes how to use the hugin commandline-interface for […]

Ubuntu 14.04 install Cmus and Lyvid

After searching a while for a commandline music-players for linux and testing them I just settled down with cmus. Cmus is a feature rich music-player built using ncurses which provides a nice commandline based GUI. Since I wanted a lyric module for the player I added lyvi which is a simple command-line lyrics viewer for […]

VLC: Play folder and sub-folders in random order using repeat-all

One of my frequent use-cases is to play music from a folder and all it’s sub-folders in random order. This can be achieved simply using vlc. vlc /your/location/ -ZL –no-repeat The -Z is for shuffle, -L is for loop and –no-repeat is needed so that it repeats all, not just a single file. For further […]