Monthly Archives: June 2005

Master of Science, graduated!

Today, I graduated. At 15:00, I was in the lecture room. At 16:00, I gave a talk, which went well. At 16:40, I signed the final piece of paper. Drinks and dinner with friends and family, some more – excellent … Continue reading

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DVD menus

Finally, after all those years. Screw the words, we want screenshots: Yes, ladies and gentlemen, with #301312, #306555 and #166783 applied, your Totem with GStreamer backend supports DVD menus. All of it.

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DVD subtitles #2

You’ll need all latest patches from #306555, #301312 and #166783 applied to enjoy this… With those, DVD subtitles will work (e.g. “gst-launch-0.8 playbin uri=dvd://” or Movie -> Open Disc in Totem). I hope to integrate this cleanly into CVS somewhere … Continue reading

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Desktop finetuning

So while others are discussing on whether or not to ship Gtk+ 2.8 in GNOME 2.12, I’ve taken another approach to being (or trying to be) useful. All sort of small finetuning to Totem, integrating the volume control keybindings with … Continue reading

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DVD subtitles

So, yesterday morning, I was looking for something silly to do. So I decided to work on DVD subtitle support. Jan already did quite some work on it, but nothing working yet for me. Image blending The thing is, DVD … Continue reading

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Making movies of your desktop

So we all know some cool tools. Dave wrote a VNC client for GStreamer a while ago. Right now, you can also do it simpler, without requiring a VNC server! gst-launch-0.8 ximagesrc ! ffmpegcolorspace ! videoscale ! video/x-raw-rgb,width=320,height=240 ! ximagesink … Continue reading

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Politics and Parties

Dutch referendum As expected, the Netherlands (or, rather, the people) rejected the proposed constitution for Europe. The interesting thing comes next: what caused this, and who will get dumped for it? Why? Because nobody agrees. Thing is, every large organization … Continue reading

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