Tag: Command Line

Mini-Review #4: vcs (Linux)

vcs is a command-line utility for Linux and Unix-like OSes to create video contact sheets (a collection of screenshots from a video file in a single image file). There are a few other apps that can do this, but I found this the easiest one to install and use. The most basic way to use … Continue reading Mini-Review #4: vcs (Linux)

Helping a friend

During the past two weeks, I've helped my friend to do several things. Two weeks ago, she asked me to reduce the size of some scanned documents in pdf format to only 50-200 kb, while still being readable. I found out that I can use Ghostscript to compress the files (thanks to Jorge) using the … Continue reading Helping a friend