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How do I convert between .pbp and .iso?

I have some homebrew PSP games in eboot pbp format, and I would like to convert these to .iso format for RetroPie. How do I do this?
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How to easily convert an MKV video to an MP4

I would like to easily be able to convert a MKV video to MP4 video in Ubuntu. Is there any way I can easily do this at all?
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Convert .pptx or .ppt files to mp4 on Ubuntu

I have few slides sent by my professor. In those slides, each slide is embeded with an audio file. I want to view them as a video file. In Microsoft Office PowerPoint for Windows, there is an option ...
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Batch Convert videos in Nested Folders

I used the excellent script from Byte Commander How can I convert all video files in nested folders? (batch conversion) I have two questions though. 1) Is it possible to completely mirror the source ...
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Ffmpeg: can TS video be converted directly to MP4 video without re-coding?

I see here (How to convert .ts file into a mainstream format losslessly?) that MKV is recommended for that purpose (ffmpeg -i input -map 0 -c copy output.mkv), but not MP4, which is said to involve re-...
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Convert flac to lossless wma?

I have a bunch of flac files I have to convert to lossless .wma because a game I have requires I use it. I was looking at avconv, and tried avconv -i song.flac output.wma, however I believe this made ...
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Problem with pandoc

Ok for Rstudio but not for pandoc. Trying to knit an rmarkdown file, a warning message is sent by system : pandoc: loadlocale.c:130: _nl_intern_locale_data: Assertion `cnt < (sizeof (...
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Convert images into PDF without ImageMagick hacks

Since ImageMagick's PDF abilities are broken ("not authorized" error) for some time with no solution in sight, what are the alternatives for converting images into PDF format right now? I'm not ...
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Convert .dng to .png is not working in Ubuntu 16.04

I want to convert .dng file extension to .png/.jpg format. Here is my command line: convert /var/www/html/img/10fassettsquare.dng /var/www/html/img/14.png I am trying to convert but it shows an ...
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convert jpg to pdf

in my Ubuntu 19.10 when trying to convert .jpg to .pdf : convert gives : joso@joso-Aspire-ES1-433:~$ convert ‘/home/joso/Desktop/Marticeva etaziranje/IMG_20200104_102541.jpg’ output.pdf convert: ...
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How do I burn a multi-track .img image to a CD-R or CD-RW?

I have an .img file sizing about 600 MiB. When I wanted to burn this file to a CD (not a DVD), I could not find any program capable of doing so. I tried K3b, Brasero, and AcetoneISO. Nothing was able ...
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Software for Ubuntu 16.04 on Raspberry Pi armhf

I prefer Ubuntu on Raspbery PI but i have problems sometimes: How to install DEB-Software or Sourcecode or EXEs on Raspberry PI ? How was it possible to convert? I am still searching a new software ...
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convert all the png files in a folder to video

I have ~450 frames named 1...450. However, there are some missing frames for example frame 10, 30, and so on do not exists. I want to create an AVI video in the same order as 1...450.png. How should ...
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Converting from shorten (.shn) audio files with error: “failed to read data from input file using format”

Since I can't find the answer here and I would like to be able to do so the next time I need to do this, here is how to convert shorten (.shn) audio files to another format that ffmpeg can handle (e.g....
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Convert backup bookmarks (html file) to a folder that contains “URL files” for every bookmark

For a simple example: I have a html file for Google Chrome backup bookmarks: bookmarks.html bookmark.html is a backup that have no folders, only have bookmarks. I want to convert bookmarks.html to ...
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Command to convert many images to one square image (not becoming a column or a row)

Is this really duplicate? I have not yet found it anywhere. For example: I have 4 PNG images: image1.png, image2.png, image3.png, image4.png. Every one of them is 200x200 pixels. I want to convert ...
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How can I rename image file based on colors in the image?

For example: If I have a 2x2-pixel image. In the image: 3 pixels are red. 1 pixel is green. 0 pixels are blue. I want to rename the image to 3_1_0.
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How can I overlay an image (a transparent PNG file) over all the “background” images in a directory using command line?

I have a transparent PNG file (a picture of a cow) I have a folder that contains images of grass, mountains, rivers and so on. I want to overlay the cow image onto those background images only by ...
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Convert every file from JPEG to GIF in terminal

I have work with find before to find all specific files in a folder and subfolder and do something about it For example, I did use find /folder/ -name '*.txt' -exec chmod 666 {} \; This code to ...
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Speech recognition in Ubuntu: convert from audio to text

I am using the following commands: ffmpeg -i file.mp3 -ar 16000 -ac 1 file.wav pocketsphinx_continuous -infile file.wav 2> pocketsphinx.log > result.txt All things work fine, but I want to ...
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How can I convert an animated WebP to a WebM?

I would like to convert an animated WebP file to a WebM. However, most tools only support converting to an animated WebP but not back, when they support animated WebPs at all: ImageMagick's convert ...
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Translate text contents of an existing file from lower to upper case and copy to a new file

So I'm wanting to find out what the command line would look like to copy the text contained in a file, convert the whole thing to upper-case and paste that into a new file with a given name. I'm very ...
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imagemagick - convert not allowed [duplicate]

I have multiple *.jpeg pictures I like to merge into a single *.pdf file like so: convert Blatt1.jpg Blatt2.jpg Blatt3.jpg Blatt4.jpg out.pdf I am prompted with the following exception: convert: ...
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Changing (reducing) the quality of an ogg file?

I have an .ogg file (containing speech) with 192kbps quality that i'd like to reduce to 32kbps (to save space) How can i do this? So far i've tried this: ffmpeg -i filename.ogg -ab 32k -f ogg new-...
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No manual entry for xerces

How do I install xerces so that I can use it for schema validation? I've tried: libxerces-c-doc libxerces-c-samples libxerces-c3.2 libxerces2-java libxerces2-java-doc Probably it's installed, but ...
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Convert .csv file to .ods using terminal

Is it possible convert .csv files to .ods files using command line? I have a lot archives to convert and I don't want convert them one by one.
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Convert single page from PDF to JPEG and getting error: `no matches found: Binder3.pdf[12]`

I want to convert single page from 333 PDF pages file. I have tried with this command: convert Binder3.pdf[12] image.jpg, but for some reason I am getting this error: zsh: no matches found: ...
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convert: not authorized `11BKK.eps' @ error/constitute.c/WriteImage/1028

For the last very many years I have successfully used: convert file.jpg file.eps Please help.
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moving text in video with ffmpeg always 3 minute

I have a problem. I have found a tutorial on how to add text in videos using ffmpeg. but I want every 3 minute. I get the script only 10 second 1 time. I want 3 minute 1 time. my script: ffmpeg -i ...
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How to encode / convert a complete folder using ffmpeg?

I have 20 music videos in one folder and I want to change the quality from 1080p to 720p with ffmpeg, because I'm tired of having to convert every single file. So I want to ask for a solution how to ...
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convert 720p to 1080p 60fps ffmpeg

I'm confused where to ask. I want to ask, please give the encode script to convert the video I made from 720p to 1080 60fps. when I check the video I can't reach 60fps if I use the script below ...
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Convert .gsm to .wav with sox

I'm trying to convert one music files with format .gsm to format .wav. This is how I tried: for f in *.gsm; do sox $f new/${f%.wav}; done The result is that I get the same files with the same format ...
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Convert a 1 channel image to a 3 channel image

I have a grayscale image that has only 1 channel. I am using a code that expects all images to have three channels. How can I convert my image to a 3 channel image using some Linux commands? Here is ...
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Build or Convert

I have been playing around with Ubuntu and it is perfect for what I need a computer for. I don't need to worry about Microsoft office(I use it through Dex on my note 9). I want a strictly Ubuntu ...
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How to use opusdec to convert .flac's to .opus recursively, whilst maintaining directory structure in the destination folder?

Something like this but with those two functionalities, please.
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Always able to read .eps files, now can't open/convert this specific one

I am trying to open an .eps file, but I can't: every reader I try just freezes, even though the same opened other .eps files previously. I tried with gimp, which usually opens whatever files, but it ...
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Word to Latex Converter GUI software?

Is there any software to convert word to LaTeX files. I have seen some terminal based project. is there any GUI program?
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Trouble with batch conversion of .png to .pdf using convert

convert /home/bill/TempScan/*.png myfile.pdf gives error message: convert-im6.q16: not authorized `myfile.pdf' @ error/constitute.c/WriteImage/1037. Any help would be appreciated!
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Error during converting jpg to pdf

Each time I want to convert jpg file to pdf by this command convert *.jpg pictures.pdf I have this error message: convert: not authorized `pictures.pdf' @ error/constitute.c/WriteImage/1028.
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Software to convert video to picture or video to .JPG to avoid taking screenshots by hand for many videos

I want an application to convert videos to a series of images. I need to be able to do conversion from videos to .jpg and .png and other picture format output files. I need to be able to set the ...
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How to resize a gif without deforming and remove the blank white region when it's cropped?

The below gif's dimensions are 600*800. Height is 800 pixels, so there's a lot of blank space at the bottom I want to remove. This was saved as old.gif: file old.gif old.gif: GIF image data, ...
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Bulk-convert Word Perfect to LibreOffice Format?

Is there a way to bulk-convert old Word Perfect word processing files to LibreOffice Writer format in Ubuntu? It's apparently possible to convert them one at a time, but when you have over a decade of ...
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Convert error when changing pdf to png

I was trying convert a pdf to an image when I got this error. I have since converted the pdf to an image using a screenshot tool, but Im concerned that when I work more with the person that provided ...
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Is there any application to convert gif file to txt file in linux? [duplicate]

Is there any application to convert a gif file to txt file in linux?
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convert with -resample changes background to black

When I create a pdf and use convert to increase the image resolution, for some reason the background is changed to black. Here's an example \documentclass{amsart} \begin{document} \begin{center} {\...
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Convert Text Books to Audiobooks?

I know that there are services, such as Zamzar that will convert a file type such as ebpub to an audio format such as an mp3. Is there such software on Ubuntu systems?
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How do I combine .tif files without tiffcp

I have 536 .tif files. I want to join them and convert the output file into a pdf file. Now the problems which I am facing are: tiffcp gives an error: Unknown field with tag 32934 (0x80a6) ...
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Convert .ods document to .docx document

I want to convert a LibreOffice document to an MSWord document but I haven't found any tool for the conversion. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Convert ext4 to btrfs with kernel > 4.0

I'm thinking about converting the data disk of my little home server from ext4 to btrfs. After some reading I came over the btrfs-convert (from package btrfs-tools), that allows in-place conversion ...
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Converting EPUB to PDF using Pandoc

I want to convert my test.epub to PDF format using Pandoc. I tried (given here) pandoc -f epub -t test.epub -o outfile.pdf which throws the following error: cannot produce pdf output from pdf I ...

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