Category: Linux

VCS 1.13.3 released

The latest version of VCS is available to download. It's been a good while since the last release, but there aren't a lot of changes this time around, apart from the usual bugfixes there's better handling of errors and unsupported files. The most important bug fixed is obviously the one I already previewed some days […]

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Unofficial Ruby version of VCS

For anyone interested, Thomas has contacted me to let me know he wrote a "Video Contact Sheet Ruby" which reuses part of VCS' code and outputs contact sheets in the same style. Being written in Ruby, its code will be less of a mess and, even more interestingly, it can run on Windows with less […]

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Nubeox en Linux

En este post explico cómo he conseguido reproducir contenidos de Nubeox Premium protegidos con DRM en Linux. El mismo método debería servir para otros servicios problemáticos basados en Flash, como Wuaki o TotalChannel aunque no lo he probado. Como tantas otras veces, el Wiki de Arch Linux ha sido de lo más útil. El problema […]

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VCS 1.13.2 released

Next release (1.13.3) announcement A new update of VCS with a couple bugfixes is available to download. Once again, if you had problems with the previous versions there's nothing new. It fixes a bug when using MPlayer as capturer that could produce one more capture than expected. Thanks to Miya for reporting it. See the […]

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VCS 1.13.1 released

Next release (1.13.2) announcement A minor update of vcs is available to download. In short, if you don't use Arch and you had no problems running it there's no need to update. It fixes an uncommon bug and updates the build script for Arch Linux. Thanks to Eris Belew for reporting these. See the full […]

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Rooting a Minix

Index Introduction Setting up the device ADB access Enable normal users to access the device Enable ADB to recognise the device Rooting procedure Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Sources Introduction This article is about rooting a Minix set top box (a Neo X5 mini in my case), although it may be applicable to similar […]

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Pipelight: Silverlight en Linux

¡Por fin! Una solución para poder usar sitios que requieren Silverlight en Linux sin problema (en la mayoría de casos, al menos). Hace tiempo que Moonlight está abandonado, muerto y enterrado. Moonlight era el engendro de Novell y Microsoft que implementaba Silverlight (pero no todo) en Linux, y que nunca fué una solución demasiado buena. […]

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VCS 1.13 released

Next release (1.13.1) announcement An updated version of vcs is available to download. Shame on me for the long wait since this has been pretty much completed for months. The biggest change this time is the "blank frame avoidance" feature, with which (mostly) blank frames will not be captured, if possible, this is one of […]

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Descarga de vídeos Flash, Parte 3: El formato F4F

Parte 1: Descarga de vídeos Flash, Parte 1 (Marzo de 2011) Parte 2: Descarga de vídeos Flash, Parte 2: rtmpsuck (Abril de 2011) Y continuando con la serie, tenemos un nuevo formato que, de nuevo, viene a complicarnos la vida, aunque como de costumbre hay formas de descargarlo: El (relativamente) nuevo formato de Adobe "HTTP […]

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VCS 1.12.3 released

I haven't updated VCS in a while and somehow managed to keep this update ready but unreleased for months, so today I decided it was about time to get rid of it and be free to work on 1.13 😛 This is a minor update with a couple bugfixes, but most importantly, it marks the […]

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