Category: Linux

Hide .svn files on a samba share

Found myself in a situation where I was editing and uploading some files through Dreamweaver on a windows box. The files were accessed via a mounted samba share on a debian server. Didn’t want dreamweaver to see all the .svn directories and files under them (so uploading a folder from dreamweaver would skip uploading the […]

Free Remote Desktop Support

Here’s a free way to get basic single click remote desktop support for your customers…. Step 1: Setup your remote help server Download and install UVNC on a Windows box. Open comand prompt (Start > Run > type: cmd > OK)To start your support server type:  # cd c:/Program Files/UltraVNC # vncviewer -listen 5510 (where […]

HowTO – Convert WMA into an MP3

From a linux command prompt, do the following: MyWmaFile.wma is the file you want to convert into an MP3 called MyMP3File.mp3 first rip the wma into a wav file by running this from a terminal window: mplayer -vo null -vc dummy -af resample=44100 -ao pcm:waveheader MyWmaFile.wma && lame -m s -V 3 audiodump.wav -o MyMP3File.mp3 […]