Display the contents of a file (concatenate) (meer linux commando’s)
cat [Options] [File]…
Looking for MSN Messenger to start into a specified account, I was thinking of using a command line switch. Unfortunately there are close to no commandline options that did it for me. If you are looking to find some documentation, don’t count on the internet (as usual). Just open a dos prompt, go to C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger and start msnmsgr /?. It’ll trow a box at you explaining some basic options.
You want to transform a avi-file (or any other format) to mpeg2 or mpg2 so you can watch it on your dreambox 7000s.
You need Mencoder. (the encoder is part of the Mplayer download)
Don’t let it scare you because it’s commandline. Just install it in a directory and read a little through the documentation. The basics are simple. The software contains a player (which we don’t need) and the encoder. All codecs and stuff is inside, so no need to install them.
The program lends itself to all kinds of coding.
Now for converting the avi to mpeg2 go to a DOS-box and there use this commandline: commandline.txt
Replace the input filename movie_in.avi by the file you start from, i.e. mymovie.avi
Replace the output movie_out.mpg with the file you’ll transcoding to, like movie.mpg
Any questions? Comment 🙂