Features at a glance
Key features include the ability to convert between several video formats, extract the audio track of several video formats, convert several audio files to MP3, send files to Thunderbird as email attachments, burn ISO images, execute scripts, and build an ISO image from a selected folder.
Comes with even more features
The script also includes PDF tools, AVI tools, low level information of video files, text replacing tools, searching tools, SSH tools, CheckSum tools, Dolphin tools, Midnight Commander tools, various system tools, network tools, backup/restore tools, Samba tools, YouTube tools, DVD tools, multimedia tools, and GPG tools.
You can do a lot more
With kde-services, you will also be able to play video files from a selected folder, extract subtitles from MKV video files, multiplex subtitles into MPEG-2 video files, send files or directories securely to Mailx, as well as email attachments. You can do a lot more with this script, so make sure you check the official website for details.
Requirements, lots of requirements
In order to work properly, the kde-services script requires a large number of command-line tools, which can be easily installed in any GNU/Linux distribution from the default software repositories. These include bash, coreutils, kde-runtime, kde-baseapps, SoX, Perl, perl-Image-ExifTool, Festival, FFmpeg, FuseISO, FUSE, Konsole, PSmisc, PDFtk, Tar, bzip2, poppler-utils, Transcode, liberation-sans-fonts, BC, Genisoimage and VLC.
In addition, the Midnight Commander, xorg-x11-server-utils, xorg-x11-server-Xorg, util-linux, Wget, Ghostscript, Sed, ImageMagick, Poppler, mlocate, fuse-sshfs, wodim, kernel-tools, Htop, XTerm, net-tools, diffutils, PV, procps, file, iproute, xdg-utils, shared-mime-info, cifs-utils, Gawk, samba-client, youtube-dl, MKVToolnix, dvdauthor, dmidecode, isomd5sum, Lynx, GnuPG, mailx, recode, zip, file and findutils are also required.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on December 16th, 2014
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- "YouTube Tools": Bugfix.
- "PDF Tools" warning: Package "libgcj" removed from the repositories of Fedora 21 distro, a required dependence by the "pdftk" (which also was eliminated) package. Not will view the following services menu:
- "Apply DRM + Encrypt"
- "Apply Owner Password (DRM)"
Application descriptionkde-services is an open source software project that implements a vast amount of useful scripts in the right-click con...