avi to flash

Yesterday I had to convert some avi video quickly to flash in order to embed this in some blog.

ffmpeg -i S5002930.AVI -ar 22050 -ab 32000 -f flv -s 320×240 – | flvtool2 -U stdin S5002930.flv

You need to install flvtool2 package for this to work.

LCD on Fusion remote black

I had some difficulties to enable the LCD on this HTPC. Just for reference a couple of
notes:

At first I followed the instructions as in: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/LCDproc
The fresh build imon driver didn’t work for me.

Then I stumbled upon: http://codeka.com/index.php, suggesting me patching the current lcdproc-0.5.2 package to use the imonlcd driver instead.

Update: in the meantime fully documented here. In short in my case:

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