Questions regarding conversion between various file formats.

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I need someone to talk me through how to “hdiutil convert” (ubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso) to an .img file

I need to create a bootable drive from the aforementioned file. I have an external drive which I am planning to use; I was also curious about whether I only need the drive as a means of booting, or to ...
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WMF files no longer recognised; cannot work with them in GIMP

Back in 8.04 and 10.04, GIMP could easily open WMF files, letting me work on them. In 11.04, there was a regression (still not fixed!), and this would not work. But at least there was a workaround. ...
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Can I convert/read jrprint files

I have an epos system that churns out .jrprint files Can I view/print/convert these files ?
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mp4 to mpeg TS 2

I want to convert mp4 video to mpeg Ts2. What's the best way to do it and preserve HD quality? Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'How to Get the Newest Smartphones from AT&T - YouTube.mp4': ...
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Sound converter on Ubuntu Gnome offers no option for converting audios to mp3

I often use sound converter to convert my audio files to mp3 and It works perfectly on Ubuntu Unity but when I move to Ubuntu Gnome there is no option for mp3 format. Sound converter does show how ...
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Converting from mp4 to Xvid avi using avconv?

I normally use avidemux to convert mp4s to Xvid AVI for my Philips Streamium SLM5500. Normally I select MPEG-4 ASP (Xvid) at Two Pass with an average bitrate f 1500kb/s for video and AC3 (lav) audio ...
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Converting m4a to mp3 using sound converter on Network Attached Storage

I am trying to convert m4a files to mp3 for uploading to an mp3 player that doesn't support m4a. All my music is stored on a Buffalo Network Attached Storage (NAS) and I am using Soundconverter. ...
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Very slow conversion with avconv (libav) - Trusty Tahr 14.04?

Yesterday I installed the latest Kubuntu release 14.04. So I meet a little problems with the media conversions. The old FFmpeg is finally replaced with avconv which is in the libav-tools library. Till ...
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(Ubuntu 14.04) High Quality .OGV conversion to either .AVI or .MP4

Unfortunately, none of the solutions found on this post helped: RELATED: Video converter: ogv to avi (or another more common format) I have a High Quality animation (specifically, from Diablo 3) on ...
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Does anyone know of a Linux tool which converts hyper-v snapshots to full memory dump files?

hyper-v snapshots are comprised of a .vsv file and a .bin file, and I need to convert these in a full memory dump file. I essentially need this tool: http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/vm2dmp ...
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Arista Transcoder not keeping the subtitles after convertion from MKV to MP4

I'm trying to convert a TV show episode from MKV to MP4 to run on my PSP and the MKV file has subtitles embedded, but when I use Arista Transcoder to convert, the result is a video without the ...
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Upgrade to RAID

I have a system running ubuntu server latest main version and I have it running on a single disk. I have installed another identical hard drive in the machine and I would like to convert this machine ...
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Create single-track ogg/mp3 files from monolithic flac file with embedded cue sheet

My audio CDs are archived as monolithic flac files (one large file per CD) with embedded cue sheet. I am looking for a way to create ogg Vorbis (or mp3) files from those flac files for my hardware ...
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If you go xubuntu, don't you have to have a relatively current MS OS?

If I dual boot my XP with Xubuntu,then april comes around and the XP part is no longer supported by MS, aren't I likely to get a virus and won't that mess up the whole computer? It's as if you still ...
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Convert unmouted ext(boot device) dev/sda3 to ntfs

Is it possible to Convert unmouted ext(boot device) dev/sda3 to ntfs ? If so how to do ? I already tried using gparted with no luck.