[LAU] No batch processing on Linux?

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Wed Sep 22 14:07:02 UTC 2010

On Wednesday 22 September 2010 05:11:49 Louigi Verona wrote:
> Hey guys!
> Yeah, I am not saying it is anyone's fault and my CLI abilities are very
> basic. Also, even when I do research such stuff, I forget it quickly. For
> instance, I remember testing a CLI command to convert photos from one size
> to another. It was very fast and efficient and I was really convinced that
> it is much faster than firing up a GUI program. However, when I had to do a
> similar task some months later, at that moment I had no access to the
> Internet and I could not remember what command that was and how to use it.
> So eventually I had to give up.
> Same with file encoding. It does not come up very often, when it does -
> will I remember the command?

I tend to document these things for myself in a wiki that lives on the lan. 
The suggestions for putting them in a script work well too.
> I will try Gnome SoundConverter, thanks for this GUI suggestion. CLI
> suggestions are also very welcome, I will try them anyway, of course.

all the best,


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