Fedora 9 Multimedia Howto

Submitted by sklav on Mon, 06/09/2008 - 11:37

Step 1: Add the livna Repo

wget ; rpm -ivh livna-release-9.rpm

Step 2: Add the Macromedia Repo

wget ; rpm -ivh adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

Step 3: Install Multimedia Applications

yum -y install gstreamer-ffmpeg gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-bad-extras gstreamer-plugins-ugly flash-plugin libflashsupport

Flac to Mp3 Simplified for Linux

Submitted by sklav on Wed, 09/19/2007 - 09:49

The script listed below takes arguments in the following fashion. either you can specify a single file name to convert or you can specify a wildcard as example 2 shows.
Example 1: Flac2Mp3 01-The Black Parade.flac
Example 2: Flac2Mp3 *.flac

To use this script just copy and paste the section below and to a filename Flac2Mp3 and the chmod+x Flac2Mp3

If you have any questions please feel free to register and post a comment and i will do my best to answer.

make sure that the (lame) package is installed if you using fedora / centos