Install Solr 4.6 with Tomcat 7 on Debian 7

The following tutorial will explain the setup procedures for installing Solr 4.6 with Tomcat 7 on Debian 7 with Authentication enabled. The instructions should also work for other versions of Solr / Tomcat / Debian and other GNU/Linux environments if the appropriate commands are used.

Additionally, the authentication will allow for using the Solr admin web page remotely without having it publicly accessible.

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List of True 16:9 Resolutions

Updated to include full range of resolutions up to 8K UHDTV.

In an effort to enhance the knowledge of the video-making community, I have compiled a list of all true 16:9 video resolutions, including their associated standard when applicable, as well as when the resolution is divisible by 8, which is useful for limited video encoders. The table goes up to 1080p and includes common resolutions like that of a typical 27 inch 16:9 computer monitor and Super Hi-Vision.

Note: If you’ve ever worked with SD content, you’ll notice that no resolution here fits the DVD standard. That’s because DVDs were originally made to comply with the NTSC broadcasting resolution, which is a non-square pixel standard using the resolution of 720 by 480 pixels, stretched to accommodate either 4:3 or 16:9 content, never producing a true 16:9 resolution.

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