Converting MKV/BluRay Subtitles

Subtitles come in a myriad of formats, and not all of them work in every container format, and not all containers are as easy to work with. Converting Matroska (mkv) files to MP4s cause issues when the mkv has PGS (Blu-Ray) subtitles. PGS subtitles can be embedded in Matroska video files, but not MP4s. But … Read more

Encoding Video with ffmpeg using NVENC

In playing with values for ffmpeg to try to get a similar output to my “standard” settings in HandBrake, this is what I came up with: ffmpeg -i “$1” -c:v hevc_nvenc -preset slow -profile:v main10 -rc-lookahead:v 32 -spatial_aq 1 -cq 29 -tag:v hvc1 -c:a libfdk_aac -profile:a aac_he -b:a 80k “$( basename “$1″ .avi ).mp4” This … Read more

Settings for SAMBA Shares to Play Nicely with MacOS

Add the following to the global section: min protocol = SMB2 ea support = yes vfs objects = fruit streams_xattr fruit:appl = yes fruit:metadata = stream fruit:model = MacSamba fruit:veto_appledouble = no fruit:posix_rename = yes fruit:zero_file_id = yes fruit:wipe_intentionally_left_blank_rfork = yes fruit:delete_empty_adfiles = yes fruit:locking = netatalk In the individual shares if you want to … Read more

Getting DKIM working

I used these two sites to figure out how to get DKIM working: https://wiki.debian.org/opendkim https://www.linuxbabe.com/mail-server/setting-up-dkim-and-spf Install opendkim and opendkim-tools cd /etc/dkimkeys opendkim-genkey -t -s mail -d technomancer.com Edit /etc/opendkim.conf: Domain technomancer.com KeyFile /etc/dkimkeys/mail.private Selector mail Socket local:/var/spool/postfix/opendkim/opendkim.sock # Specify the list of keys KeyTable file:/etc/dkimkeys/keytable # Match keys and domains. To use regular expressions in … Read more