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Playing with HandBrakeCLI & parallel

I was looking for some nice optimization of the video encoding process and I found a nice GNU tool: GNU parallel. To encode several videos at the same time: parallel –eta –verbose -j2 HandBrakeCLI -i {} -o {.}.mp4 ‘Universal’ –subtitle-lang-list fre –all-subtitles ::: *.mkv or find *.mkv | parallel –eta –verbose –jobs 2 HandBrakeCLI -i {} […]

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Firewalld stops F29 shutdown process

If your Fedora F29 is hanging during the shutdown process press <ESC> and you will see the shutdown messages. If your computer has a broadcom wireless adapter you may see this for several minutes: A stop job is running for firewalld The solution is to disable firewalld and enable ufw as a replacement: sudo systemctl […]

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HTML5 in firefox – fedora 29

Trying the version 29 of Fedora linux distribution I had issues to run HTML5 content in Firefox. Some librairies are not installed by default because of license issues. The solution is to install RPMFusion repositories: https://rpmfusion.org/Configuration: sudo dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm https://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-$(rpm -E %fedora).noarch.rpm and then to install the required librairies: sudo dnf install […]