I have a snazzy new geek-phone, a Shuttle from Virgin Mobile. It has a 4GB MicroSD slot so files can be exchanged with my Xubuntu system.
- Phone Video is in .3G2 format. The video plays in Totem, but the sound doesn't. YouTube properly uploads and converts the .3G2 videos (no need to share by e-mail). I plan to archive the .3G2 videos in their original format. This command successfully converts the .3G2 to a .avi for viewing by totem:
$ mencoder media/disk/my_flix/inputfile.3g2 -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=msmpeg4v2 -oac mp3lame -lameopts vbr=3 -o Videos/outputfile.avi
- Computer Video Haven't figured out the right command to convert movies to .3G2 yet.
- Phone Pictures are in .jpg format. Xubuntu's standard Image Viewer is very effective for weeding through them.
- Computer Pictures Large pictures take a long time to show up - a 2.4 MB image froze the phone for 30 seconds. The following script uses Imagemagick to resize the photos to a smaller size:
$ convert Pictures/filename -size 320x240 /media/disk/my_pix/filename.jpg
- Computer Music My FLAC music needs to be converted to .mp3 to play on the phone. Soundconverter does it, but some results refuse to play...haven't figured out the pattern yet.
Important information- UUID=5D18-F276 # The 4GB MicroSD Card's UUID. Find using syslog after plugging it in /media/disk # Default mount point /dev/sdb1 # Device location /dev/sdb1 /media/disk vfat rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=hal,utf8,shortname=winnt,uid=1000 0 0 # /etc/mtab entry for the disk /media/disk/my_flix /media/disk/my_music /media/disk/my_pix # Available folders Camera Resolutions: 1280x960 1024x768 640x480 320x240 176x144 160x120 Video Camera Resolution: 176x144 Screen Resolution: 220x176, 262k colors