The Helix developers have announced version 11 of Helix Player and Realplayer for Linux.more »
Vulnerabilities have been discovered in two major media players for Linux. A Xine-Lib vulnerability also affects Mplayer.more »
Command-Line Tools Sound, Video, and News at the Command LineDec 18, 2007
Learn more about Linux text-based multimedia utilities for playing streams, editing images, and reading CDs or DVDs from the command-line.more »
64 Studio and JAD Tuning up with the 64 Studio and JAD audio Linux distrosNov 28, 2007
The 64 Studio and JAD Linux distributions specialize in tools for the audiophile.more »
Version 4.0.0 of the Perl Audio Converter (PAC) has just been released; the program can now handle a wider variety of file types.more »
Loss free audio codecs are gaining in popularity with device manufacturers; right now, a vulnerability in the Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) spoils users listening pleasure.more »
The Jacklab Audio Distribution (JAD) 1.0 aims to offer what the media artist's heart desires, audio, video and imaging. And it aims to help users migrate from Windows.more »
Burning with Brasero Gnome’s Brasero burning toolAug 01, 2007
Gnome’s integrated burning tool is fine for simple tasks, but if you need to do more than just back up a couple of documents on a CD, you might prefer a more powerful program like Brasero.more »
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.