Issue #53 / Apr 2005
Cover Theme: Multimedia
DVD: Ubuntu 5.04 ‘Hoary Hedgehog’
NEWS: TO THE TESTDear Linux Magazine Reader, In the old days, system administrators learned their craft from older and wiser admins.......
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COVER STORY: Multimedia IntroPractical Multimedia Techniques in Linux
You’ve been through the basics of playing sound and editing videos on your Linux system. Now take a step closer to the tools and techniques of the experts.
COVER STORY: MainActorGenerating Video Titles with MainActor
The MainActor video editing software may appear to have only a rudimentary title generator. But with some tricks and special effects, MainActor can give you some impressive opening credits.
COVER STORY: Q-DVD-AuthorDVD Authoring on Linux
Authoring video DVDs with Linux was a problem for a long time, but a few useful tools are closing the gap. And Q-DVD-Author gives you a handy front-end for controlling the process.
COVER STORY: Data ConversionConverting and Processing Video Files with Transcode
Transcode is a handy tool for manipulating video files at the command line. With its modular architecture, the Transcode utility gives users much more than simple format conversion.
REVIEWS: BooksPHP 5 Power Programming Nessus Network Auditing Open Source Network Administration...
REVIEWS: Xandros Desktop OS 3.0A Look at Xandros Desktop 3.0
Xandros, the successor to Corel OS, is one of many distributions that claim to make life easier for Linux newcomers. We took a look at the latest release, Xandros Desktop Version 3.0.
KNOW-HOW: HotpluggingHotplugging with Udev, HAL, and D-Bus
Hardware which just works is what every user wants. Current Linux distributions go a long way to fulfilling that dream. In this article, we will be investigating how the hotplug system works.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.