Hands on: Songbird
1.0 music app
In a desktop media realm dominated by
iTunes and Windows Media Player, Songbird is an open source player
that dances to its own beat. Built on Mozilla technology, Songbird
offers a very customizable interface and integrates a pleasant
variety of web services that offer everything from artist bios,
lyrics, music store integration, and much more. more... and Songbird
plus Mozilla, the ultimate media mashup for your music and
1.0 Poised to Rule the Jukebox Roost.
home network with
Many network-attached storage (NAS)
devices, in addition to offering network storage, offer features such
as VPN access, calendaring, wikis, and even an iTunes server. The
open source Amahi Linux Home Server provides all of that and more in
a complete NAS box integrated with a Fedora 9 base. more...
development of open
source video editor PiTiVi.
Open source multimedia specialist
Collabora is hiring developers to work on the nonlinear video editor
PiTiVi. The Cambridge, UK-based company contributes heavily to the
GStreamer media framework and other GStreamer-dependent projects, so
PiTiVi is a natural fit -- and it fills a sorely needed niche on the
Linux desktop. more...
The flaws in WEP encryption are
well-known, but last week, security researchers announced that they’d
found a way to crack the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) encryption
standard commonly relied upon to protect data on both home and
business wireless networks. more...
Dell, Greg KH, More.
Last week, during Ubuntu's OpenWeek,
Mark Shuttleworth joined in for a two hour Q&A session, where
answered a wide range of questions regarding Ubuntu and its parent
company, Canonical. They ranged from questions regarding Canonical's
relationship with Dell, all the way up to Shuttleworth's response to
Greg Kroah-Hartman's criticism of Canonical. more...
better digital pictures.
faces GPL infringement lawsuit over voting machines.
Where to find
cliparts for OpenOffice.org?
1.1.8 Released, Improved Memory Management.
Builder Wizard 0.7.0.
How To Tips.
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Flac To Ogg Vorbis In Three (Easy) Steps.
How To ccd2iso
- Convert CloneCD disc image (.img) format to standard ISO (.iso).
How To Back
Up An Ubuntu 8.10 System With SystemImager.
How To Use
Remote Desktop in Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex).
How To VMware
Server 1.0.7 on Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid” (2.6.27-7-generic).
How To Capture
Sound With Audacity On CentOS 5.x.
How To Set
Up a VNC Server In Ubuntu Hardy Heron.
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