Category: General

Reduce Matroska video / audio quality before streaming with netcat

Without resolution change:

Downsampling from to 1280×720:

Receiving with VLC and netcat:

Documenting: API

Endpoints /tasks URL Methods GET URL Params “start” – optional Format: “YYYY-MM-DD” Can be abbreviated (e.g. “YYYY-MM”) “end” – optional Format: “YYYY-MM-DD” Can be abbreviated (e.g. “YYYY-MM”) Success Response 200 Content List of task IDs Error Response 404 NOT FOUND Content None Reason No results found 400 BAD REQUEST Reason check the date format malformed […]

GNOME: Resize windows easily

How to use ALT + Right Mouse click to resize windows.


New tool: Outgoing port checker

Yesterday I created a new tool, that let’s you check the firewall configuration of your network and other networks for outgoing open ports. Many public networks do not allow the full port range to be used and figuring out, which ports can be used and which cannot be used, may give you a hard time. […]