Here is a small script to use Image Magick tools on the JPEG files from your camera, and create “smaller” versions in a new sub-folder called “smaller”.
It must be changed to match the JPG files produced by your camera. It looks for JPEG files with specific dimensions.
And of course this version only works on Unix-like systems that have the “bash” shell available.
rm -f list.txt
echo List of JPG files
for a in P*.JPG; do (identify $a >>list.txt); done
echo convert 4032x2272 images
for a in $(grep -e "2272" list.txt | sed -re "s/^([^ ]+).*/\1/"); do (convert $a -comment "Copyright Robert Echlin. Larger version available." -resize 1920x1080 smaller/$a ); done
echo convert 4032x3024 images
for a in $(grep -e "3024" list.txt | sed -re "s/^([^ ]+).*/\1/"); do (convert $a -comment "Copyright Robert Echlin. Larger version available." -resize 1600x1200 smaller/$a ); done
echo checking ...
echo Local files
ls *JPG | wc -l
echo smaller files
ls smaller | wc -l
Posted in Linux, tools
Tagged Linux, tools
The menus are created from the foo.desktop file for each application.
To find them, you can do a couple of things.
First, using Synaptic package manager, select the package, then click on the “Properites” icon in the toolbar. Use the tab “Installed Files”.
Second, you can use this command line, where the “package-name” needs to be the name of your package. Tab completion works for Bash shell on the name of the package, if you know how it starts.
dpkg -L package-name | grep desktop
I found this out because I needed to change the “EXEC” string in “d2x-rebirth-demo” (the “Descent 2″ rewrite) to:
/usr/local/games/d2x-rebirth/d2x-rebirth -hogdir /usr/local/games/d2x-rebirth/data
Anders Svensson has created a proposal for a DITA Stack Exhange Site.
It’s at http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/49912
DITA is an OASIS standard for XML documentation.
“User Group Connect 2013″ has a new URL. You can find us at ugconnect.ca
If you don’t know about UGC, it is an opportunity for User Group’s in Ottawa to get together and for the Ottawa technology community to get together to meet some of the 30 or so User Groups in Ottawa.
On Saturday February 9, from 10am to 4pm, join us in the lounge at Shopify, 126 York St. The entrance is at the back of the building, from the parking lot.
Accessibility problems – Unfortunately, this location is not wheelchair accessible. It has stairs, and the washroom is up a flight of stairs.
Also, you can still reach the User Group Connect site at the old URL.
I found this in my email:
I will disable Java plugin in all browsers on my machines at work on Monday.
Cert.org is taking this seriously: http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/625617
This could be used against Linux, Mac or Android, not just Windows, if anyone cared to try. They would not have access to root without further exploits, although popping up a window that looks like your Updater, or Microsoft’s, would catch some inexperienced Linux users.
Dr. duHamel Yellow Horn laid this wing on the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Nov. 11, 2012, Remembrance Day Ceremony.
She laid it to honour her father and two uncles and their participation in the Canadian war effort during the Second World War.
Paula’s father was posted to the factory that made the Lancaster bombers.
Her uncles flew Lancaster bombers over Europe. Continue reading
Posted in Ottawa
Tagged native, Ottawa
(From the CAPCHI newsletter)
CapCHI is proud to present two presentations on Tuesday November 6th, in celebration of World Usability Day 2012 (officially on Thursday November 8th).
Date: Tuesday November 6th, 2012
Time: doors open at 6:00 pm; talk begins at 6:30 pm
Place: TheCodeFactory, 246 Queen St., Ottawa, ON, Canada
1. “Mixed-media Computer Human Interfaces“, presented by Tim Moore, PhD CHFP, Ergosum Ltd.
2. “The Gist of NIST“, presented by Lorraine Chapman, Director of UX Research, Macadamian
Here is the CAPCHI web site: