Sound, Video, and News at the Command Line

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Article from Issue 87/2008
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Learn more about Linux text-based multimedia utilities for playing streams, editing images, and reading CDs or DVDs from the command-line.

Most users associate multimedia tools with the standard GUI desktop and bright graphical effects, but Linux comes with tools for playing streams, editing images, and reading CDs or DVDs from the command line. In this article, I describe some Linux text-based multimedia utilities.

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