Tag Archives: Cut-n-Paste

Record from Webcam to OGG with GStreamer

Using gstreamers gst-launch, one could easily record the live stream from a webcam directly to an OGG-container using theora-encoding. By splitting the input from the v4l source (through „tee“) into two parallel sub-pipes, it is possible to show the recorded stream on the screen, while saving it to the OGG-file on the other processing path. […]

Restore/Extract clonezilla Images without clonezilla

Today I needed to access the contents of a HD image I made earlier with clonezilla. Since I was only interested in accessing some files within the image (and not in restoring it back to a HD), I was looking for a way to extract the clonezilla image into something I could mount form my […]

Create FLV videos with mencoder

Sometimes one needs to embed a video in his blog To do so, it is handy to have the video in FLV format. This could easily be achieved by using mencoder from the mplayer project: mencoder -forceidx -of lavf -oac mp3lame -lameopts abr:br=56 -srate 22050 -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=flv:vbitrate=250:mbd=2:mv0:trell:v4mv:cbp:last_pred=3 -vf scale=360:240 -o OUTPUT.flv INPUT.{mov,avi,..}