OS X Screencast to animated GIF
This gist shows how to create a GIF screencast using only free OS X tools: QuickTime, ffmpeg, and gifsicle.
To capture the video (filesize: 19MB), using the free "QuickTime Player" application:
|When using the linux utility dd, there is no visual output of the progress, how long it is going to take, or anything else. Easy to solve with the use of pv:|
|% sudo fdisk -l|
|% pv /dev/sda | dd of=/dev/sdb bs=100M|
|that’ll display the amount of data transferred, the elapsed time, the throughput speed, a nice progress bar, and the ETA. For devices that do not have a fixed size, let’s say, /dev/zero, there’ll be only a throughput display.|