Converting from/to different formats, be it multimedia or text.

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How to make video clips suitable for iPod Classic 160G under Xenial?

I am able to sync my music collection with iPod Classic 160G under Xenial Xerus using GTKPod. But I would also like to place music videos on the same device. Using Xenial Xerus what conversion ...
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Converted video from .VOB have no voice

I'm stock on this for a while. I have tried ffmpeg -i inpout.VOB -c:v libx264 -crf 20 -c:a libmp3lame -ac 2 -ab 192k output.avi and mencoder in.VOB -nosub -nosound -ovc x264 \ -x264encopts ...
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Converting a single layer document to a multi layer document

I have a single layer document and I need to convert it to a multi layer document for editing. Please advise me on how to do so, either in GIMP or another program besides Photoshop. Thanks for the ...
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Batch-convert and split .ape with .cue to .flac in various folders from terminal

I have a 44GB (yes, forty-four) folder of .ape CD files. Each .ape is a complete CD, and there is usually a .cue file along with each .ape. I need to convert but not split these, since there's no cue ...
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dir2ogg- ERROR: “stdin” is not a supported format

Re: Convert m4a --> ogg I have installed dir2ogg 0.11.8 on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS; faad is inherently installed, Build: May 1 2012. I would like to convert the m4a file ManjusriMantra.m4a to ogg, ...
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How would you change a format from .rar to .xiz?

I found a huge bank of instruments for the grand piano that I would like to put into zynaddsubfx, but it is in an .rar format. I am sure there is a way, but I do not know how to compress it to an .xiz ...
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Format Factory equivalent in 14.04

I use Format Factory in Windows to convert media files in different format. Is there any good tool that can convert mp4 to mp3 in Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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How to convert .mkv to .mp4?

How can I convert a .mkv video file to .mp4? I already tried VLC, it did not work for me. My OS: Ubuntu Live USB, 14.04LTS, Intel® Celeron(R) CPU J1800 @ 2.41GHz × 2 Thank you, RCline7
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Safest way to format and add unassigned partition to Ubuntu partition in a dual boot system with win 7

What is the safest way to format and add unassigned partition in a dual boot system with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04.02. I usually tweak with my Ubuntu os and sometimes because of problematic tweaking ...
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Stream to stream conversion with icecast

Currently I am using icecast to relay any stream, but i want my output steam in mp3 format whatever is input stream. Like if input relaying stream is mp4 I want my icecast to give just mp3 format of ...
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Library for video conversion from one format to another format [duplicate]

Are there any libraries in Ubuntu for converting video files into another format??
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Convert all .ape files to .flac in different subfolders

I was trying to convert some .ape files to .flac files using avconv on command line; obviously, avconv is not the main point here; its syntax is pretty straightforward, avconv -i inputApeFile.ape ...
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mdf2iso doesn't recognize *.mdf file

Mounting an MDF disc image file outputs: "convert to *.iso format", so I use mdf2iso which gives: $ mdf2iso obraz.mdf mdf2iso v0.3.1 by Salvatore Santagati Licensed under GPL v2 or later Unknown ...
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Printing footers using enscript

I have a working bash script which converts text files to postscript using enscript 1.6.5.90-2 on Kubuntu 14.04. It does several other things to make the output look better like setting margins, ...
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How do I install media codecs? [closed]

What is the easiest way to install all the media codec available for Ubuntu? I am having issues with multiple applications prompting me to install codecs before they can play my files.
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Conversion of disk image from Encase (E01) to Raw format

I am trying to convert from EnCase to Raw format using instructions given on this page. The following takes place: manu@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ewfexport nps-2010-emails.E01 The program 'ewfexport' is ...
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Converting hundreds of jpg to PDF using Terminal

I know that the command convert *.jpg myPdf1.pdf can convert multiple JPEG files into a single PDF. But I would like to convert multiple JPEGs into multiple PDFs, for example: myJPG1.jpg → myPDF1....
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How to convert an audio stream's format?

I need to convert an audio stream's format. For example: suppose audio stream format is 16 bit Little endian, I want to convert it to 16 bit Big endian. How can I do this?
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convert wordlist.txt file[s], to make them compatible and working in goldenDict

I've got five wordlist.txt dictionary-files; downloaded at dict.cc, and I need to convert them into .ifo | dict.dz | idx.gz or .index | .dict(.dz)-format, in order to make them work in/with ...
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Convert FAT32 partition to NTFS without data loss

Is there a way to change the partition format from FAT32 to NTFS without losing data in it? For now I am aware of one method: split partition in two, set the new partition format to NTFS, copy data ...
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Can't convert `.bin` file into `.iso` format with the command `bchunk`

I have .bin & .cue movie file ready for burning, and I'm trying to convert it into the .iso file format using bchunk. My problem is that it gives me .ugh file format instead of .iso as a result ...
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How to convert pdf to chm files? [duplicate]

I'm looking for some good tools in the Ubuntu platform which does convert the PDF to CHM files. I googled a lot. But I almost finding the tools for other way around (i.e CHM to PDF).
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DVD and VCD to Mp3

Is there any package that allows me to rip the DVD and VCD to MP3. I have few DVD and VCDs that I would like to put into MP3 Disc. Recording in software like Audacity is not an option for me. ...
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pdf2djvu conversion of all files in a folder

Need to convert hundreads of pdf files across several folders. pdf2djvu gui is junk on windows and always crashes after a couple of conversions. Taking this code of which I am working from for file ...
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How to bulk-extract objects from swf (Adobe Flash) files with swfextract?

swftools are a unique set of tools but lack some user friendliness. They can't even iterate over provided objects: Only one file allowed. You supplied at least two. $ swfextract file.swf -i 1,2 ...
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How to convert pdf file to an odt file?

I want to convert a .pdf file to an .odt file so that I can further convert it to a .doc file. Is there any software/script that can do this. I have tried to copy the content of the .pdf file and ...
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is there a way to convert old Unix Scribe documents?

Under Unix there was a typesetting utility called 'Scribe' that would produce typesetting for documents. I have an old file from this that I need to update to some readable format. I can run any Linux ...
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How can I cut the margin of a PDF or djvu file for optimal booklet printing?

I have a file which has exaggerated margins. This forces me to print it as a booklet, otherwise I feel I'm waisting paper (a good size of the font allows me to do so). But if I print directly in ...
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How do I convert Pocket Word files (PSW) to ODT?

I have a bunch of PSW (Pocket Word for Pocket PC) files I want to get the text out of. They were copied off an old pocket PC years ago without being converted. No, I do not have the pocket PC any ...
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Converting a .gif into a .swf using gif2swf

New to the forums, and the whole Ubuntu world, also NOT a technical person, so please be gracious. Try as I might I cannot figure this thing out. Please keep in mind I know virtually NOTHING about ...
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I have a rpm file how do I convert to deb file for running on ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and manage RPMs? I have a *.rpm file that I like to install on Ubuntu. Is it possible to convert a *.rpm to *.deb package?
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How to convert CHM to PDF in Ubuntu?

I have a large CHM file but tired of clicking next button. What's the best way to convert them to PDF? P.S: terminal way please.
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Why is it possible to convert a file just by renaming its extension?

When you rename files into a different, most of the times it does not work. But, suppose you have a .png file, you can just rename "image.png" to "image.jpeg" or "image.gif", it automatically gets ...
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How to convert unconvertable & unviewable .ts files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert. Ts files into something useful? How to convert. Ts files that can not be converted with usual WinFF, Avidemux etc programs? The. Ts files in question ...
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convert ps to pdf

How do I convert *.ps file to a .pdf file? I tried several links given by google search, but either solution is really old and does not work for latest versions of ps and pdf files, or they do not ...
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Is it possible to convert an isz to an ISO image?

What steps are necessary to convert a .isz file (compressed ISO image) to a standard ISO image using Ubuntu?
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How can I convert .epub files to plain text?

I'm able to view an epub file in, say, okular, select all the text and copy-paste into a text editor. I'd like a command line method - anyone know of such a thing?
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How to fix error in pdf2djvu: “Bogus memory allocation size”

I am using pdf2djvu to convert a pdf file into a djvu file, but got this error while trying to convert either bundled or indirect multi-page djvu file: $ pdf2djvu 1.pdf -o 1.djvu 1.pdf: - page #1 -&...
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PDF to word conversion software?

Is there any free software available on Ubuntu that can convert a pdf file to a .doc file?
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How do I convert .ts files into something useful?

I have a file that ends in .ts, which according to wikipedia is an MPEG2 file. I've never run into a file like this so I want it want the file to be in a more common format/container to use on ...
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view or convert MDI file [closed]

I have some insurance files that I need to be able to view, but they are in the MDI format I can't get them to work at all in Ubuntu. I've searched the entire forum and I've even installed Microsoft ...