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4 posts are tagged "media"

Where is the VLC log?

The VLC media player sometimes errors out with the message "Check the log for details": But where is the log? What you need to do: Type <Ctrl>-M or click Top Menu => Tools => Messages Increase the verbosity to "1 (warnings)": You can increase the verbosity even mor...

Android: Internet Radio App: Transistor

I'm not the one to promote android apps usually, but here is a nice one that does exactly what I desire, and follows some sort of Unix philosophy. Internet Radio - audio streaming - works nicely on all my GNU/Linux computers: get a playlist or create a playlist from one or two streaming links save ...

Make a screencast with ffmpeg

Several applications to record your desktop exist, but ffmpeg can do it all by itself, via its x11grab format specifier. But there were some challenges: Sound: If you use pulseaudio or jack audio, other solutions apply. But with plain ALSA it isn't so easy to simply record what the computer sends t...