Sat Apr 9 15:57:05 NZST 2005
Oliver Jones wrote:
>Linux to the rescue yet again. I needed to join some avi files
>together, end on end. I did a Google and found lots of
>shareware/download-ware utilities for Windows for doing the job. All
>wanted money. Of course I thought, "This is dumb. There has to be a
>Linux command-line tool for this." One of the Google results mentioned
>avicat on Linux. Part of Mplayer's transcode suite. I knew I had
>transcode installed but avicat didn't exist. So I went, "$
>avi<tab><tab>" and lo and behold the command avimerge appeared and
>looked promising. After a quite man read it became clear that this was
>exactly what I wanted and I set about "fixing" my avi files. Hurrah!
And if you were using windows virtualdub (http://www.virtualdub.org/)
is probably the best tool for the job.
On June 1, 2001, Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, told the Chicago Sun-Times: "Linux is cancer."
Unsurprisingly that's incorrect; LINUX was released on August 25th 1991 and is therefore a Virgo.
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