Convert m2ts to mp4, mp4 to webm, mp4 to ogv using ffmpeg

MP4 TO MP4 (MEDIUM)
ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -b 1000000 output.mp4

M2TS TO MP4
ffmpeg -i input.m2ts -vcodec libx264 -crf 20 -acodec ac3 -vf "yadif" output.mp4

MP4 TO WEBM (HIGH)
ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -aq 5 -ac 2 -qmax 25 -threads 2 output.webm

MP4 TO WEBM (MEDIUM)
ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -aq 5 -ac 2 -qmax 35 -threads 2 output.webm

MP4 TO OGV (HIGH)
ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec libtheora -acodec libvorbis -q:v 6 -q:a 5 output.ogv

MP4 TO OGV (MEDIUM)
ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec libtheora -acodec libvorbis -q:v 2 -q:a 4 output.ogv

References
https://gist.github.com/vielhuber/cf918eed2b5cc9eaa63f

Set Up WireGuard VPN on Ubuntu 18.04

Server Installation

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/complexorganizations/wireguard-install/master/wireguard-server.sh -P /etc/wireguard/
bash /etc/wireguard/wireguard-server.sh

Client Installation

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/complexorganizations/wireguard-install/master/wireguard-client.sh -P /etc/wireguard/
bash /etc/wireguard/wireguard-client.sh

Or

apt-get update
apt-get install software-properties-common -y
add-apt-repository ppa:wireguard/wireguard -y
apt-get update
apt-get install linux-headers-"$(uname -r)" -y
apt-get install wireguard qrencode haveged resolvconf -y

Run Client

# Install the config file to the WireGuard configuration directory on your
# Linux client:
sudo install -o root -g root -m 600 <username>.conf /etc/wireguard/wg0.conf

# Start the WireGuard VPN:
sudo systemctl start wg-quick@wg0

# Check that it started properly:
sudo systemctl status wg-quick@wg0

# Verify the connection to the AlgoVPN:
sudo wg

# See that your client is using the IP address of your AlgoVPN:
curl ipv4.icanhazip.com

# Optionally configure the connection to come up at boot time:
sudo systemctl enable wg-quick@wg0

References
https://github.com/complexorganizations/wireguard-install
https://trailofbits.github.io/algo/client-linux-wireguard.html

Deploy .NET Core app on Ubuntu

check if it runs

dotnet run

Deploy in a build directory

dotnet publish --output “ /var/www/build” --configuration release

Go to the build directory and run the application

dotnet ForExample.dll

Create the service file

sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/kestrel-ForExample-test.service
[Unit]
Description=Example .NET Web API App running on Ubuntu
[Service]
WorkingDirectory=/var/www/ForExample/ForExample
ExecStart=/usr/bin/dotnet /var/www/build/ForExample.dll
Restart=always
# Restart service after 10 seconds if the dotnet service crashes:
RestartSec=10
KillSignal=SIGINT
SyslogIdentifier=dotnet-example
User=www-data
Environment=ASPNETCORE_ENVIRONMENT=Production
Environment=DOTNET_PRINT_TELEMETRY_MESSAGE=false
[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.t

Register the service

sudo systemctl enable kestrel-ForExample-test.service

Start the service and verify that it’s running.

sudo systemctl start kestrel-mebgispanel-test.service
sudo systemctl status kestrel-mebgispanel-test.service

Check the server logs

sudo journalctl -fu kestrel-helloapp.service

References
https://medium.com/faun/ubuntu-servers-and-asp-net-core-project-deployment-using-nginx-d9a3a1f6ac82