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TheOuterLinux Mμse - MuseScore vs MIDI2BAM

Posted 06-22-2020 at 06:22 PM by TheOuterLinux
Updated 06-26-2020 at 03:12 PM by TheOuterLinux (Add links)

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There is a FOSS RPG game-making project called "OHRRPGCE" that I like to play around with sometimes. It is cross-platform and they even have a DOS version, which is why I made this list that may or may not be help for to someone out there.

Grab the hasta-la-qb+ version...
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Create Images from PDF and recreate PDF from Images...

Posted 04-19-2016 at 07:06 AM by Michael Uplawski
Updated 09-12-2017 at 12:33 PM by Michael Uplawski (a different title for the second script; wording improved)

You might think WTF. But that would be a waste of spontaneity.
Even if the thought has never hit you, this procedure has been useful many times.


My own reasons to convert PDF-files to images, then back to PDF have been
  • PDFs containing unnecessarily huge images
  • PDFs with OpenType fonts which were not correctly embedded
  • PDF content that I did not want to see copied (not easily, at least)
  • PDFs which were originally made from images, that I wanted
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Bash conversion of Opera sessions to "netscape standard" bookmarks

Posted 06-11-2014 at 03:34 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

You run it on the session folder (.win files, usually on ~/.opera/sessions/), and it will generate a single html file with all the bookmarks (taken from the last visited URL for any given tab in that session, hence the file/variable "lasturl" -- the session files record some "history", but this isn't being exported/converted here), and coded "subfolders" for each session file, with the filenames as titles. Every time it runs it rewrites this generated html file....
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Convert Metric <-> Imperial

Posted 01-03-2014 at 04:14 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 03:24 AM by druuna

Converting from metric to imperial and vice versa using bc.

Here are a few examples in the form of functions:

# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
# - Imperial to metric
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #

  • pounds to kilograms
PHP Code:
# Function : lbToKg
# Syntax   : lbToKg <pounds>
# Convert pounds to kilogram
function lbToKg() { 
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Convert numeral systems (dec <-> bin <-> hex <-> oct)

Posted 12-10-2013 at 03:41 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 03:24 AM by druuna

Converting from one numeral system to another can be done using the bc command.

Here are a few examples in the form of functions:

# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
# - Decimal to ....
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
  • Binary
PHP Code:
# Convert decimal to binary
function decToBin() {
"obase=2;$1" bc

$ decToBin 19
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