Bypass cut / copy / paste blocking on websites

An increasing number of websites seem to be blocking the use of copy and paste. They have their reasons for doing so, but they’re rarely good reasons. For example, they frequently justify banning c&p during signup, to ensure that when they ask you to enter a password twice, the purpose of entering it twice (to […]

How to make a video clip with avconv / ffmpeg

The following commandline will make a 30 second clip in output.avi, from the file input.avi starting at 2 mins 25.5 seconds: avconv -i input.avi -ss 00:02:25.500 -t 30 -codec copy output.avi ffmpeg takes the same arguments if you have that (avconv is just the newer name for ffmpeg) The -codec copy is important, and should […]