Author: njs


FFMPEG: Change language of audio track of MKV file.

Sometimes audio tracks are displayed as “Unknown”, this might cause issues with specific software to chose the default audio track when there are multiple audio tracks in the same file. This method worked for...


Reduce write operations to SD card with Raspbian

After a few SD cards thrown away with failure symptoms, I had a look at what the web has to say about reducing the amount of write operations – because SD cards have their...


Compiling and packaging Kodi’s binary addons for Raspbian

As a follow up of this post, I’d like to write a bit about the process of compiling and packaging Kodi’s binary addons. This guide also assumes that you have Kodi installed and fully...


Compiling Kodi and building deb packages – Raspbian Jessie

There isn’t much information around the web on how to properly compile and build debian packages out of Kodi. Kodi is an awesome project and its media player capabilities are very much suitable to...


Roseapple Pi: Enable Autologin

Edit file: sudo nano /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/01_debian.conf Add the following lines: autologin-user=linaro autologin-user-timeout=0 user-session=LXDE


ffmpeg tips and tricks

Extracting a piece of a file Copies a piece of the input file starting at time 00:01:00 up to 00:11:00, while maintaining its codecs. It can be done with -to where we specify the end...