If you need to convert audio files in another format you can use the tool called “soundconverter”, that you can simply install: ~$ sudo apt-get install soundconverter Then simply run a command like: ~$ soundconverter -b -m “audio/mpeg” -s “.mp3″ /home/laura/cd-wav/*.wav “-b” stands for batch type “-m” to specify the mime format. “-s” to specify […]
filesystem: the files and directories (or folders), the method used to store data on the hard drive (such as the ext3 filesystem. – Windows keeps all the important system files in a single directory C:\ – Linux follows the lead of its UNIX – Windows and Linux setups are both logical ✓ Linux uses a […]
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There is no .exe equivalent in linux. Executables are denoted by file permissions, not extensions. In directories such as /etc, many files do not use a file extension because it is in /etc it is assumed to be a configuration (ASCII text) file. Ex. “RELEASE NOTE” is the correct name for a file (remember that […]
Let’s go on mastering our sqlite3 knowledge. SQLite database is really just a file: a backup it’s as simple as copying one file. The .dump command shows information about all the changes performed onto the database. Less pieces of information to the hidden file can be found in your home/user typing: $ ~/.sqlite_history. $ sqlite3 […]
Sqlite is useful to create a database (one file, .db extension) used to store configuration data, used Miicrosoft, Skype, Banshee… Smart Phone applications…. The file extension .db stands for a whole database: it’s made by the software C library called Sqlite… This is a great opportunity to learn about SQLITE and the Perl scripting languages… […]
Banshee is the standard media player software in Ubuntu 11.04 and OpenSuse 11.4. It’s a cross-platform application, but it’s basically currently running on “unixoide” operative systems only. It’s written in C# and and it’s build upon Mono and GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit) and the GStreamer frawework, that is used to create media handling components like audio […]