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Conversion between file formats.

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Convert Excel file to PDF using Perl CGI

I'm trying to convert an xlsx file to pdf using Perl CGI (Mason). Since I did not find a way to convert a file using pure perl, I'm using soffice to perform the job. This works fine until I do it ...
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Is there a way to convert flac files to ape?

I need to convert flac files to ape. Googled for that topic, but seems like ape file is outdated, so no solution was found. Any tools, ideas to resolve the problem?
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How to turn lots of images into 1 pdf without running out of resources

I'm trying to convert thousands of jpg images into 1 big PDF. Each image is a page from a book. I tried using the following command: convert * out.pdf But I'd get this error after maybe 150 images: ...
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Using iconv to convert utf-8 characters to the closest ASCII character

I can use the iconv command to "translit" a utf-8 string to an ASCII-only string with characters being replaced with their closest ASCII character. However, my problem is that I need the resulting ...
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Convert image into 8-Bit color space?

Is there a way to use convert to transform an image into an 8-bit bitmap?
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How to convert a certificate in .pfx format to .jks in HP-UX server

I have a task to convert a .pfx SSL certificate to .jks format in a HP-UX B.11.31 server to be configured in our application's server.xml file, (keystoreFile=) for our 8090 connector port.
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How do I convert an OGG OPUS file to an Apple Core Audio container?

I've got some OPUS files I've created with FFMPEG on Linux (from MP3 originals I've deleted to save storage space). I'd like to make them playable on a Mac and, if possible, on an iPhone via iTunes. ...
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How to convert a space-separated file into an Excel file in Linux?

I have a file which looks like this: ID avedebv debv2019 ebv2018 gebv2018 number avecvlean 7063993 1.06109 0.5325 0.7420 1.5084 206 66.5962 7076247 1.67947 2.1066 2.8630 3.0629 460 67.6856 7076881 -0....
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Include index info in pdf man pages

I know that I can get to output manual page content with man -Tpdf. Many pdf readers can display and jump to specific points or sections in the document (i.e. by hitting tab from inside zathura). I ...
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Convert / and /boot from ext3 to btrfs

Is it possible to convert / and /boot file system from ext3 to btrfs? I have not experienced converting previously but I seen that filesystem from ext3 needs to be unmounted. Filesystem ...
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`Convert` and standard output

I am learning how to use terminal and as an exercise tried to convert a bunch of .png images to ASCII-art using convert and jp2a with this command: convert test.png -format jpg - | jp2a - This ...
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How can I convert all bin-cue files to iso in a folder with bchunk respecting its filenames? (PSX mode)

I know that the command is bchunk -p foo.bin foo.cue foo, but how I could conver all bin/cue files in a folder to iso at once? Thank you.
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How do I convert .JB2E files to a more common format?

I'm trying to convert some .jb2e images, which I extracted from a PDF, into a proper, common image file format like PNG or JPG. I tried using jbig2dec, but that told me jbig2dec FATAL ERROR Not a ...
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Error using ps2pdf

I used to work on linux in a virtual Box and now I'm using a computer with Ubuntu 16.04. I have some ps files I need to convert to pdf and I used to run the command ps2pdf file.ps file.pdf in my ...
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Why Can't BPG images be converted to BPG animation?

I can convert JPG and PNG images to BPG (Better Portable Graphics) animation, using the following command: bpgenc -a input_%03d.jpg -o out.bpg According to the BPG documentation it is not possible ...
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Archived rootfs: convert tar to cpio for initramfs

I have a Debian rootfs as a tar file. I would like to specify it as the initramfs source in Kconfig (using PetaLinux), but the source must be a cpio archive. How can I convert the .tar to .cpio, ...
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ebook-convert for all .epub files in the folder

This code converts epub file to txt file: ebook-convert "book.epub" "book.txt" How can I use it to convert all .epub files in the directory? I am using Ubuntu. Code from os import listdir, rename ...
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img2pdf batch script

I currently have over 10K folders. Each folder has .png and .jpg images that need to be turned into .pdf files. Files are numerically in order already. I am looking for speed. I can currently cd into ...
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Replicate directory structure applying a command to each file instead of simply copying it?

Over time, I've encountered the same pattern again and again: I have some kind of directory structure: example/ ├── a │   └── c │   ├── d.txt (120k) │   └── e.txt (60k) └── b └── f.txt (...
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binary file decrypt [closed]

I want to see the message inside this binary file: ]�$�r�ux����f��aY64QH���K�z{������y�ߗ��y�m����Ǖ�} ��cy@^��+|�%E(H��*�I�P�����7��8�=$�.�`ïc� ...
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alien conversion from deb to rpm on fedora 27

I find myself unable to convert a .deb package to .rpm to install it on fedora. I am not able to download the equivalent rpm file, so conversion is my only way out. I get this error after using the ...
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Convert scanned image to PDF with fixed DPI

Imagine I have a bunch of JPEG files that I have scanned using a known resolution (300 dpi in this case). However the JPEG file has some additional margin at the border because the scanner's area is ...
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Convert an A4R (A4 lanscape) scanned jpeg, to A4R (A4 lanscape) pdf

I have have scanned an A4R paper sheet to a 2048x1443 jpg file. EDIT1 : It's already rotated to landscape (2048x1443). END OF EDIT1 Now if I try convert it with this command : $ convert -page A4R ...
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How to Convert Vector number 5-digit number into date format

I am trying to convert the date format something like 10/03/2018 to 43376 in shell scripting, this can be done by using format cell option as the number in excel. How can do it in shell scripting?
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how convert an ics file (exported from google calendar) as textual diary

I'd like export (possibly automatically) from google calendar an .ics file and convert it to a text diary (maybe .md, or .html). A way there is, with the IFTTT scripts, but is too commercial, I am ...
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How to convert root filesystem to virtual disk format (img, vmdk or vdi)?

I unpacked the contents of a Mageia 6 ISO image, including a Linux root file system in it, and I've updated the root file system by chrooting into it and running dnf update. I also installed a few ...
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convert a md file in odt with correct name

I added this command in Dolphin menu for convert a .md (Mark Down) file to .odt (Open Document Text ) file: pandoc %U -o %F.odt and I get the right file, but with two extension: fileorig.md.odt ...
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Convert PDF to images in 1920x1080

i want to convert a PDF to PNG images using convert. The images must fit the 1920x1080 ratio by having a ?x1080 ratio, and have the best quality. Here are many options i can use with convert : https:/...
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How to convert a png file from from 600 x 800 into 600 x 400? [duplicate]

Get info on my source png file. file old.png old.png: PNG image data, 600 x 800, 8-bit colormap, non-interlaced I want to convert old.png from 600 x 800 into 600 x 400. convert -resize 600x400 ...
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Is there a portable way to switch text case from the command line?

Is there a way, portable across POSIX operating systems and locale-aware, to switch text case from the command line--that is replacing lower case letters by upper case ones and vice versa. Using GNU ...
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QPDF renders streams as gibberish

I have been trying to use a variety of programs to render a multilingual pdf (Hebrew/English dictionary) machine readable. QPDF (as well as pretty much every other program) renders the text as ...
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Can I skip N images when creating a gif from png files?

I have several png files named aoa19.5Pressure.XXX.png where XXXX is a four digit number. The names are such that the numbers are sequential. I want to convert these into a gif. When I run convert ...
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Error while passing a variable to date command in a shell script

I am trying to convert a GMT time to AEST Time with the below code and it is working fine. date --date='TZ="GMT" 2017/07/24 12:00:00' "+%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S" When I pass the date variable as a parameter ...
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AIX x Linux line endings

Using Meld to compare two identical files in terms of contents, it give a warning like this: ... There was a problem opening the file "...\CHXXXX_...\psart20p.pc". There was an encoding ...
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Convert a list of decimal values in a text file into hex format

I have a need to convert a list of decimal values in a text file into hex format, so for example test.txt might contain: 131072 196608 262144 327680 393216 ... the output should be list of hex ...
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Convert image with uncommon aspect ratio without stretching the image

I have found a map online, I like to print out (see link to original here: http://collections.lib.uwm.edu/digital/collection/agdm/id/4614/). However, it has an uncommon(?) aspect ratio, which I would ...
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Convert Date time on fly in BASH

I have a file with following enteries Nov 29 15:15 ,alert_logevent Nov 29 15:15 ,alert_webhook Nov 29 15:15 ,appsbrowser Oct 20 2017 ,ClearPassOnSplunk_2 Oct 10 2017 ,Dnslookup Oct 12 2017 ,...
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Converting number format and comparing the file

I have a file with 174 fields. The first 4 fields are given below 1|2.3|2.3|34 1|0|0|34 1|0.0|0.0|34 1|11|11|34 1|.3|.3|34 1|-0.00|-0.00|34 1|1.67|1.67|34 I need to convert it into this: 1|2.30|2....
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Convert 64-bit ISO to 32-bit

I have a Linux bootable ISO of Blancco Drive Eraser which only supports 64-bit CPUs. How can I use this ISO with a 32-bit CPU? I want to erase the onboard eMMC on tablets. So far I've failed to find ...
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How to get convert to not interpolate pixels?

I am using ImageMagick's convert to convert a bunch of .fits files (an image format used in astronomy) to an animated .gif. My astronomical images are pretty low resolution (150 x 300 pixels) but ...
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How to convert all .wav files in subdirectories to .flac?

I have some songs in wav format. I would like to convert them to flac (which is also lossless, but has compression). The solution needs to recurse through subdirectories to find .wav or .WAV files (...
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How to pipe & convert the first field from decimal to hex

I've got the following onscreen output 170.170.170.0.156.96 24 that I would like to pipe & convert to the following format b8:27:eb:ef:3b:4a 24 in essence it is a decimal to hex conversion of ...
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Convert Webp to PDF

I want to convert a bunch of Webp images to individual PDFs. I'm able to do it with this command: parallel convert '{} {.}.pdf' ::: *.webp or I can use this FFMPEG command: find ./ -name "*.webp" -...
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Lightweight PDF to mobi and epub converter for Ubuntu

By lightweight I mean NOT Calibre. Please. I do not need a cataloging/library management software- which would not only consume unnecessary disk space but also ignore my current cataloging which I ...
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Pdf to Text Converter in AIX

I need to convert PDF to Text files in AIX. How can I do that? I got the XPDF util for Linux and windows. But specifically looking for AIX server. Also any licensed version would work, we can buy.
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Yum transaction check errors when converting from rhel 7 to centos 7

Due to business decisions, we are having to migrate our RHEL servers to CentOS. RHEL6 to CentOS6 appears very straight forward, but we are having all kinds of errors trying to migrate from RHEL7 to ...
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Supply dimensions to convert -crop from a list of dims

I have several hundred images I want to crop, unfortunately they are all of different sizes. I have a file that contains the correct cropping dimensions for each image called crop_dim. I want to ...
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How to convert several MSG-IDs in xml at once? [closed]

I have a Script which can convert MSG-IDs (MSG-ID placed on our DB) into XML files. Here an Example for converting one MSID into XML getDXML xxxxxMSGIDxxxxxx > filename.xml now I have more than ...
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How to convert those file names to UTF8? [closed]

i have those files ??????????%88??%81??????%8A??%84????????-??????%84??????%85??%84????????-150x150.jpg ??????????%88??%81??????%8A??%84????????-??????%84??????%85??%84????????-230x140.jpg ??????????...
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Bash convert \xC3\x89 to É?

I'm running iwlist wlo1 scan | grep ESSID inside a script. It displays French characters in the following format \xC3\x89 for É and \xC3\xA9 for é. I'm not sure what this format is called. I tried ...