Howto convert an Mpg video format file to Wmv
Below is a snippet we obtained from a forum which may work to convert an Mpg video format file to a Windows Media Video file. In order that you can convert one video file format to another you will need some packages installed and you will need some codecs.
Howto Merge two or more Mpg or Avi Video's Together
Below are examples of command line tools that concatenate or append Video formats together, the merging is accomplished using the command called cat. This common unix tool is extremely versatile with many uses not related to the function we intend for it. The easiest way to demonstrate a use for cat is a practical application of it's use.
How to convert YouTube videos to DivX or XviD
We wanted to be able to play flv's on a standalone player, however as you can not stream the video backwards or forwards when playing through a site's Flash videos or with a standalone player, it was though preferable to convert the flv's videos into formats that would allow a greater degree of file manipulation.
FLV file converter in Linux
Using "mencoder" to create "flv" from "avi" video format files
Many website nowdays are using swf and flv file formats to play videos hosted on there site or sites, it's advantage is clear in that the file itself is often in comparison to regular video format files smaller and easier to upload so the the site is able to hold and run more video content with much less bandwidth than would normally be required.
Games that have not been updated for a while
We would like to recommend these games that we publish but in truth we have not tested any of these application games on this page, if you would like to try them yourself please write a review so others may share your experiences. We will not advise on installation but will concentrate on providing example images that may wet your appetite.
Linux Games That Educate
This section is not concerned with the age groups as such to which these games are classified only the method by which the games themselves are installed along with any quirkiness we feel you need to know that might effect your installation. Ok possibly none of the games listed on this page will appeal to you they are not intended to, these games provide another purpose and that is to educate the young.
DVD & DVD Encryption
Getting commercial (encrypted) DVD's to play in Ubuntu or any Linux distribution for that matter out of the box will be difficult. It is difficult not because Linux is unable but because licensing laws prevent the playing of DVD encrypted or CSS encrypted software. All DVD movies are usually produced with CSS encryption which is why they are difficult or impossible to play without suitable decryption software.
Linux Games that require some Skill
If you are put off by the various shoot ems as in the previous section you might like to know there are plenty of games that require skill to achieve the end result. It is not necessary to visit any of the sites listed on this page unless specifically requested to do so. Please follow the installation instructions provided for each of the games listed.Games of Skill