Linux Multimedia

Fedora Linux version 11 has been released and available for download ( jump to download link ). Fedora Linux is a community-based Linux distribution. Fedora is sponsored by Red Hat, Inc.

One of Fedora’s main objectives is not only to contain free and open source software, but also to be on the leading edge of such technologies. Fedora 11, codenamed “Leonidas”, was released on June 9, 2009. The features include ext4, a 20-second startup, and the latest GNOME, KDE and XFCE releases. Firefox 3.5 and Thunderbird 3′s latest pre-releases are available as well.

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The Totem Movie Player application is a movie player for the GNOME desktop (default on Ubuntu Linux) based on GStreamer framework and xine library, and enables you to play movies or songs. Various format such as MPEG audio and video (MP3/MPV), Ogg, AVI, ASF, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, and more are supported. Playing of DVD and VCD media is also possible. You can watch Youtube video or listen BBC streams (podcasts) with this player without installing anything else such as Adobe Flash player.

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Use ‘cvlc’ to use vlc without interface. This is useful for command line playing or ripping using shell scripts.

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Install new flash player 10 in three simple steps under Ubuntu Linux.

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Reverse order files while sorting and play with mplayer multimedia player.

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Under XFree86 4.0.2 or newer, you can use your card’s hardware YUV routines using the XVideo extension. This is what the option -vo xv uses. Also, this driver supports adjusting brightness/contrast/hue/et

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Linux is capable of running a big iron server, routers, tiny devices, supercomputers and ATMs. However the million dollar question can Linux finally crack Microsoft Corp.’s hold on computing’s most visible domain — mainstream PCs? I think Linux has the ability and the rise of inexpensive machines such as Asus EEE Pc ($300 notebook PC) […]

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