Can anyone give me some advice on granting access to hardware using ? I'm trying to capture video using an easycap clone. I've given the snap access to but ffmpeg still complains that it can't access hw:2,0 . Any ideas?

Any experts out there who can point me in the right direction in understanding why the same script that creates working video captures in Arch Linux, fails to create working video files in Ubuntu 18.04? @ashley @The_BFOOL

On a more successful note, I have had great results from sticking some vhs tapes into our food dehydrator. A little scary at first, but really seems to work.

Switched from Arch to Ubuntu. But when using the exact same command to capture video in ffmpeg, suddenly I can't fast forward through the video files captured under Ubuntu. Sigh. Going to bed.

Considering applying to a job. So many thoughts of being not worthy, not qualified, not up to the task. I don't really know what the truth is about my abilities, or what is actually required for this job. I hate this part. :/

Anyone know of any that are looking into as a vehicle for their archives?

Just remembered a video game I loved around 2004ish. It was a FPS where you had some kind of jetpack and you could hop around. When the landscape was hilly you could hit the hills just right and project yourself higher. I think it was called ??? Anyone else remember it?

I can't wait to get out of school so I can play around with OSs again. I've got the BSDs on my brain but no time to play now. :(

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Just ordered Absolute FreeBSD 3rd. Lightens up my night shift. Thanks @mwlucas !

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need a distraction so: boost this & i'll handwrite one of your toots.

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Federal judge orders state & insurers to cover transgender employees' transition surgeries. The judge concluded that there's no legally valid reason to exclude medically necessary care for the workers & called the state’s arguments “unhinged from reality" jsonl.in/2NttuIo

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Looking for more sources of audio/visual material in #publicdomain or #CreativeCommons or licenses giving similar freedom for creative (re)use.
Other than the 'classics' wikimedia, archive.org, ccsearch, openclipart, gutenberg.org, librivox, freemusicarchive, fontlibrary, freesound

Retoot to write a list together!

For the #OpenDesignCourse for refugees, starting on Monday.

Thinking about lossless webp and whether or not it might be a good replacement for jpeg200. Also, can I get it working with Omeka-S?

I have no answers. Only questions these days.

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RT @EFF@twitter.com: BREAKING: Worst possible outcome in the European Parliament copyright vote: MEPs vote for #uploadfilters , #linktax, a narrow #TDM exception for data-mining, no #freedomofpanorama—plus a new IP right for sports organizers.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/EFF/status/1039845

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