Indian Astronomy and Calendar Systems

1. Motion of the Earth, Celestial Sphere These are a few things we learn from primary school times.  Our Earth revolves around the Sun in one year. At the same time, it also rotates around its own axis in 24 hours. But are we revolving or rotating in Clockwise or Counter Clockwise direction?  The answerContinue reading “Indian Astronomy and Calendar Systems”

Compiling ffmpeg and vlc from source

Both ffmpeg and vlc are two of the important applications in free software media processing. I wanted to compile both to incorporate latest codecs, x264 and libvpx for video along with aac and libopus for audio. This is what I have done on Debian unstable. For my purpose, I was compiling these codecs from source.Continue reading “Compiling ffmpeg and vlc from source”