Category: Linux

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 […]

Export Oracle 10g into Oracle XE

I couldn’t get the export working through Oracle enterprise manager … so I did it through a shell. (oraclebox is a solaris box with oracle 10g installed) oraclebox# export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/oracle/product/10.2.0/db_1 (set this to ur own oracle home dir)oraclebox# cd $ORACLE_HOME/binoraclebox# ./exp ‘username/password@orcl(follow the prompts – this will create a file called expdat.dmp – copy this […]