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Trim/Convert mp4v2 files using ffmpeg

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I had to trim some videos to a 30 second clip, and needed to do it in a way that kept the codec. Using straight ffmpeg, I couldn’t figure out how to get an m...

Weechat, Slack and Dunst

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I run weechat to integrate chat communications and protocols. I recently found the notify.py script that was invaluable for dunst notifications.

Download Brightcove Videos

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I like to listen to video conferences and podcasts at higher than normal speeds. Brightcove video doesn’t allow you to speed it up, so I was wondering if I c...

Cloud Foundry Set JVM Args

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In case you need to set arguments for cloud foundry application on startup: cf set-env appname-uat JAVA_OPTS '-Djavax.net.debug=ssl,handshake'