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Ape files (Monkey's Audio): How to create them under Xenial?

I have seen plenty of useful information on Ask Ubuntu about how to play Monkey's Audio or APE files. However I would like to: Create these files from a collection of wav files using either command ...
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OGG to M4A with extended tags?

So, I have this program that is a game creator and it uses OGG and M4A files. OGG files are used on PC and M4A are used for Mobile exports. The thing is that there's looping information stored in the ...
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Converting tar.gz, etc. to deb

I was wondering if it is safe and/or advisable to convert "zipped" files to "deb"? Same zipped files require extensive terminal usage just to attempt to install and mistakes can be easily made. I ...
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How do I produce great quality AAC files under Xenial Xerus?

I would like to produce high quality AAC files from a small library of wav files under Xenial Xerus 16.04 LTS. I am keen to be able to select between AAC-LC, HE-AAC and HE-AAC v2 for the output files....
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How to encode a file's contents into a certain base?

Is there any way that I can just specify a base (such as base2, base10, base16, base64, etc...), a file, and then get the output as that file in that base so that I can then convert it back into that ...
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Making a bootable 12.04 Ubuntu Image on a flash drive

Downloaded ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads. Downloaded Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.3.exe from http://www.pendrivelinux.com/...
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How to install “qemu-img” and use it to convert a “qcow2” image to a Virtual Box one?

I have been asked to do some debugging work with gnome-continuous, but as this only comes in qcow2 format for qemu and I do not want to install qemu at this time so this may be slightly problematic, ...
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How can I convert an .img file to .iso?

I have a file.img file that I want to convert to file.iso. The tool ccd2iso does not seem to work for this task: Unrecognized sector mode (0) at sector 0! I ensured that the img file is not ...
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Help i can't convert .osp file!

I'm new to Ubuntu.I recorded a video and edited it with OpenShot Video Editor.It was all good.But then I couldn't upload the video because it's format is .osp and i searched how to convert but i didn'...
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convert 32bit rpm to deb on 64bit linux

I downloaded backburner (renderfarm manager) from here . I tried to convert it with sudo alien -cv backburner.rpm but terminal prints out backburner.rpm is for architecture i386 ; the package cannot ...
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How do I open Xara Extreme files on Ubuntu 15.10?

I have a couple of files made with Xara extreme (.xar) and I want to open them on Ubuntu 15.10 but Xara exteme is not available anymore on the repositories. How do I open this files?
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Run shell script to take output of a file and convert it into Excel format

I have data in two different files called test1.txt and test2.txt, like: ID : 1 Name: xxxx Age: 33 Education: Mtech ID: 2 Name: yyyy Age: 22 Education: bsc I want to print these lines using a ...
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convert multiple jpg images to png changing to transparent background

I need to iterate over a folder with lot of logo images (in JPG) and convert them to PNG and change the white backgroun to a transparent one. Is there a linux command to convert jpg to png and ...
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Is there a way, ideally using the command line, to convert multiple .csv files to one multi-sheet .xls spreadsheet?

Is there a way, ideally using the command line, to convert multiple .csv files to one multi-sheet .xls spreadsheet? If there isn't a cli solution, it'd be good to know if there's an API that works in,...
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how can i convert a .jar to ubuntu-freindly code? [duplicate]

i am trying to figure out how to convert a .jar minecraft file into Ubuntu-friendly. the problem is, that Ubuntu does not recognize java.
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find does not go through all files in folder structure

I want to convert a massive bunch of wmf files (120860!) to svg in many subfolders (27 subfolder with many sub-subfolders each). I have this bash script that does for i in `find -iname "*.wmf"`; do ...
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batch “convert” into jpg with nice alpha flatten

I would like to batch resize and convert to jpg a few png files. But some pixels are transparent, and some are half transparent; I would like the transparent ones to be white, and the half-transparent ...
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How to convert iso to dmg on ubuntu

I have downloaded Yosemite-Zone.iso on ubuntu , iwant to convert it to dmg on ubuntu ., how to do that
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Script: Recursively convert wma files to MP3, then remove WMA files

I'm trying to fix a script that recursively searches a directory tree for WMA files - converting them to MP3 files, and then removing the WMA files, leaving the converted MP3 files in their place. ...
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How to Convert mulfiple files using ffmpeg

I need to convert 1000 files from .flv to mp4. I organized 10 folders with 100 items each. I have been using the following command in each file: Root@root:~/1/2/3/4$ ffmpeg -i 1.flv -codec copy 1....
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Selective crop in pages of a PDF document

How to extract concrete sections of concrete pages in a PDF document, without converting to images first and then cropping images? Is there a way to parameterize convert to do this job? Edit: Say, ...
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converting opj files to a readable file format in ubuntu

I used to work in Microsoft Windows and lots of my data are in opj format from Origin. I deeply searched to find a way to convert my files in Linux but I found almost nothing to work. Do you have any ...
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How to strip off all but audio from an mp4 file?

I have an .mp4 file with both audio and visual, however I want an .mp4 file with just audio, so how can I just strip off the rest? Is there an application which will allow me to do that? I am running ...
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Converting images of different types to PDF [duplicate]

I have a few hundred image files. This consist of files of multiple type like 1.png 2.jpg 3.png and so on. I want to create a PDF from these images without changing the order of pages. The number in ...
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pictures size in foot or inch format

I have many pictures, I'm going to resize them all together from command line in foot unit (or if it's not possible in inch unit). I know there are GUI apps can do this but it works only one by one ...
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How can I create an animated GIF in Ubuntu using a set of images?

I have a set of about 500 JPEG images. The collective size of the set is about 60 MB and each image has the dimensions 480 x 270. I want to convert these images to an animated GIF. I have attempted ...
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Using GXSCC through the terminal

I recently found GXSCC, a program used to convert MIDI files to 8 bit and I was wondering if there was any way to do this entirely through the terminal or a similar program that can? So a single ...
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How to remap usb-rs232 converter to serial?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and i need to know this: I have a Usb to serial adapter that is at /dev/ttyUSB0 I use software(ADTpro) that only looks at the serial ports /dev/ttyS0 How do i remap /dev/...
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How to convert mp4 to gif? [duplicate]

I have a video in mp4 format, however I need to post it in a question here so need to convert it into an animated gif (there is no sound), so is there any easy way of converting an mp4 file into an ...
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How can I prevent ImageMagick's convert from locking up my system?

I have a decent 4-core i7 computer with 8 GB of RAM and 45 GB of free SSD space. When I run ImageMagick's convert program on a PDF, it briskly consumes vast amounts of resources such that the computer ...
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failed upgrade from windows 10 to Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm a newbie Ubuntu user at home (I use it ~20% at work in environments others maintain for me). I have an old Lenovo laptop that is getting increasingly slow under windows (now windows 10), and I ...
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Problem with accents when using ImageMagick or Ghostscript to convert PDF to Image

I am having a problem when converting PDF to Images using ImageMagick or Ghostscript. All accented characters disappear from the converted image. I found a couple of people having the same problem and ...
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I want to fully switch to Ubuntu

Right now I have windows and Ubuntu on my laptop. I don't use Windows anymore. But it still has the majority of my hard drive space. How do I fully switch to Ubuntu. Also. It is apparently badly ...
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How to convert a PNG strip to a GIF?

So, I made this animation in a program, however, it doesn't seem to support exporting as a PNG sequence so I could convert it to a GIF. The animation is over 100 frames so saving each image one-by-one ...
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checking out convert option available for ubuntu

I need to check out whether my linux system installation have "convert" command available. Is there a command to control this situation?
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How can I use convert to resize images to a specific width keeping the ratio for the height? [duplicate]

I have a file with the full path to an image on each line, all are jpg. I want to resize every image/line in the file to 1024px in width, while keeping the aspect ratio for the height. I simply want ...
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Convert many music files to mp3

Is it possible to convert many music files(directory and sub-directories) to mp3? There are more then a thousand songs there I would like to convert, but I would also like to keep folder structure. If ...
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How to convert png to tiff? [duplicate]

i need to convert png files to tiff. Is there an easy way to do so in Ubuntu 14.04? Thanks!
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Software for converting mp4 files from 720p to 480p

I have some videos I want to convert into 480p since my netbook can't handle 720p videos and higher. Do you guys know any free software that can do so? Thanks!
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How to convert the files in an audio playlist to one large audio file?

I have created an audio playlist file (m3u) from a list of around 40 mp3s. I need to be able to combine/join these files into one large audio file (mp3 or wav) that maintains the order that they are ...
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Convert NTFS TO FAT file system

How I change NTFS file system to FAT or MS-DOS file system without losing my data using Linux Commands?
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convert pdf images to text

i have been checking to see if there is a way to convert images of a PDFs to a real text file and i found some ways but i couldn't understand anything ,i am not that technical ,so if you please anyway ...
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How can I get the text of notes in a ppt file via unoconv?

I would like to get text of notes for individual slides in PPT to easily accessible format in my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.04). My goal is to convert PPT slides to image files with meta data, notes as ...
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convert with bash - trim/crop and center

i need a fast and reliable way to modify a lot of images. There is a lot of white around my pictures i want to get rid about. The problem is, it is a number of similar pictures, but they have ...
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Convert HTML to PDF [duplicate]

I went through other links with a similar question, but couldn't find a solution that I wanted. I am trying to provide documentation for my tool in PDF format. I have a bunch of .html files that ...
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How to convert mp4 to mkv?

I have a mp4 video which is 18.5GB, it doesn't has any appreciable quality, and it runs for 2hours and 40 minutes. recently I came across a movie which was saved in mkv format and was of the same ...
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Convert HEVC files with ubuntu

I got hevc files working in Ubuntu using instructions here but playback is not possible on the TV (watching movies on the tv by saving them to flash drive and connecting it) So, if possible, I need ...
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How to specify flac compression level when converting with avconv?

I am trying to convert some aac files to flac files, because aac is not supported by another device I use. After some multiple attempts to find a solution, searching the Internet, I finally read that ...
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avconv/ffmpeg - audio slowly drifts out of sync, original is in sync

Almost all of the instructions I've read about drifting audio sync is regarding live screen recording. I'm simply trying to truncate useless video from the end of a raw DV file in an effort to prepare ...
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Making video Using Still Images [duplicate]

I am using avconv to convert images into video, but i am facing some issue in it that is. I have thousands of images in a directory and named as video_clip_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_0_09_0_102.jpeg and images did ...