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Top 5 Linux Video Editor Software

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Software

cyberciti.biz: A non-linear editing system (NLE) is a video editing (NLVE) or audio editing (NLAE) system which can provide editing method for video clips or frams. You will be able to access any frame in a video clip. Non-linear editing is done for film and television post-production.

The Opposite of Open Source

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OSS

intelligententerprise.com: What's the opposite of open source? Hint: The answer is quite straight-forward. And it's not what some analysts and insiders would have you believe.

VDrift, TORCS, SuperTuxKart: 3 Free, Open Source, Cross-Platform Car Racing Games

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Linux

VDrift, TORCS and SuperTuxKart are 3 free, open source car racing games which run on Windows, Linux and MacOSX.

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 5.3 (LAMP)

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HowTos

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a CentOS 5.3 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • GPL possibly violated by satellite receivers

  • UbuntuOne: Sync Or Sink?
  • Ubuntu Theme Pack – for a Fresh Green Look
  • Seven things Windows 7 can learn from Linux
  • Exploring Ubuntu Recovery Mode
  • IBM halves mainframe Linux engine prices
  • ABC avoids uttering the 'W' word
  • Why Adbard is not getting enough support from Free Software websites?
  • Hive Rise - New RTS Game
  • Improving pxe boot menus
  • Launch OpenOffice Apps Faster
  • Are computers addictive?
  • ODF safe from Microsoft / i4i Lawsuit
  • KMyMoney 1.0 to be released on wednesday 19th
  • Noteworthy PCLinuxOS updates (Aug 9st – Aug 15th 2009)
  • Red Hat Partner Program Promotes Virtualization
  • OpenGoo is no competition for Google Docs
  • Amazon Kindle 2 Review
  • AMD Catalyst 9.8 Delivers New Kernel Support

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Editing your KDE menus

  • How to kill a process in Linux Machine
  • Howto Enable kate editor code folding
  • Secure VPN the Easy Way With the Linux-based Untangle Router
  • Dual monitors in Gentoo
  • Tweeting from the command line
  • Linux RetroGaming: Atari 8-Bit
  • Skype settings for Ubuntu 9.04
  • Dedicated Home Partition
  • Get on cloud with Ubuntu One
  • Quick and Dirty MySQL Performance Troubleshooting
  • HOWTO : Quota with ext4 on Ubuntu 9.04 Server
  • Package Management in Ubuntu Server
  • Screenshot via command-line in Linux
  • Read/Write to hfs+ on Ubuntu
  • Understanding Linux Lingo - Some Common Linux Terms
  • A Quick and Easy Guide to KDE KIO slaves

Torvalds bashes vendor-sec private Linux security list

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Linux

blog.internetnews.com: Torvalds has never really been a fan of the vendor-sec list. Vendor-sec is supposed to be a vendor only list that is not publicly available. It's supposed to ensure that vendors will have the time they need to make fixes.

Kernel Log – Coming in 2.6.31 - Part 3: Storage and file systems

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Linux

h-online.com: The experimental file system Btrfs, billed as the "next generation file system for Linux", should now be even faster. Libata drivers for IDE/PATA adaptors are pushing aside the IDE subsystem.

Pimp Your Ubuntu With Ubuntu Tweak!

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Software
HowTos

linuxologist.com: Ubuntu has grown to be one of the easiest distros to use which propelled it to be the most popular Linux flavor currently available. But guess what? Tweaking Ubuntu has can get a lot easier!

Gimp for Beginners Part 1

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GIMP
HowTos

techenclave.com: This is the first part of The Gimp beginner series I am writing for LFY. The first part consist of user Interface introduction. So download the pdf and get started with Gimp.

The Gnome-Do Weather Docklet – Totally Awesome

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Software
HowTos

d0od.blogspot: Gnome-Do comes with a variety of different docklets for use with it’s ‘Docky’ interface. The Weather Docklet is even more useful than these to me, and can provide up-to a 6 day forecast right inside your dock!

digiKam is da blast!

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dedoimedo.com: I have never paid much attention to digiKam until a friend at a forum I frequent suggested it as a worthy addition to the Users' recommendation section in my New cool list of Linux must have programs. Boy, digiKam is a great surprise! Follow me for a spin.

Moonlight 2.0 goes Beta

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LMMS: The Linux MultiMedia Studio

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Software

linuxjournal.com: LMMS is music creation software similar to programs such as GarageBand for OSX and FL Studio for Windows. Those programs are designed to streamline the process of making music with a computer in order to get new users into music composition as quickly and painlessly as possible.

Mini Review: PCLinuxOS 2009.2

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PCLOS

raiden.net: One of the distros I have the pleasure of working with quite often is PcLinuxOS. It was the very first distribution we reviewed, and it's still one of our top recommended distributions.

Enhanced Command-Not-Found Hook in Ubuntu 9.10

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: One of the less prominent Ubuntu features that has received an overhaul for Karmic is the command-not-found handle, which helps users find the program they’re looking for when they type an unrecognized command in the terminal.

Linux Mint: Your Best Choice for a Desktop Linux OS

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Linux

makeuseof.com: Ubuntu has been heralded by many as the apogee of the user-friendly, consumer driven Linux distribution. But what if there was an even better alternative?

4 Little-Known KDE Apps You'll Really Like

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ostatic.com/blog: Users of the KDE desktop know it has a dozens of handy tools and functions built right in, but the beauty of open source means you can tweak it to your heart's content by adding extra plugins to make your desktop do even more. Here are five KDE desktop applications that you might not have ever heard of, but are definitely worth checking out.

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Kernel: Linux 4.13 Features, ZFS On Linux 0.7, EdgeX, and AMD Graphics

  • 4.13 Merge window, part 2
  • [zfs-announce] v0.7.0 released
  • ZFS On Linux 0.7 Released With New Features
    A new release of ZOL is available for running the ZFS file-system natively on Linux. This ZFS On Linux v0.7 update does bring a number of new features. ZFS On Linux 0.7 introduces resumable send/receive support, compressed send/receive, multiple import protection, scrub pause/resume capabilities, delegations, large dnodes, cryptographic checksums, JBOD management, and a wide array of performance improvements.
  • Open source group adds members to forge edge computing standards
    The open source EdgeX Foundry group gains new members as it begins to sculpt standardized software building blocks for intelligent edge computing. In April, The Linux Foundation launched the open source EdgeX Foundry project to develop a standardized interoperability framework for Internet of Things (IoT) edge computing. Recently, EdgeX Foundry announced eight new members, bringing the total membership to 58.
  • Radeon GPU Profiler Should Help Vulkan Game Developers
    Besides yesterday evening marking the embargo expiration for the new Crimson ReLive / AMDGPU-PRO 17.30 details, AMD also announced the public availability of the Radeon GPU Profiler. Radeon GPU Profiler is a new open-source initiative within the GPUOpen space for allowing more analytics and low-level optimization details to be explored by game developers running on Radeon GPUs.
  • AMD Releases Crimson ReLive 17.7.2, Linux Gamers Get AMDGPU-PRO 17.30

today's howtos

GNOME: Evince, GNOME Recipes, Gedit, and GUADEC 2017 in Manchester

  • Evince 3.26 Will Let You View Adobe Illustrator & CBR Files
    Evince, the default document viewer on Ubuntu, is adding support for more file formats. The next stable release, Evince 3.26, due in October, will allow you to view Adobe Illustrator files on Linux without needing to install any additional software. “But wait!”, I hear you cry, “Evince can already do that!”
  • GNOME Recipes 3.26 Cooks Up a Batch of Improvements
    GNOME's Mathias Clasen has dished up an update on GNOME Recipes, the desktop cookery app for Linux, bringing news of several improvements.
  • Wait, Gedit Text Editor is Unmaintained?!
    Gedit is the default text editor on Ubuntu and just about a bajillion other Linux distros — but it’s also unmaintained. Did you know that? I didn’t. Not until a reader mentioned it to me earlier today. And, sure enough, head over to Gedit page on the GNOME Wiki and you can see for yourself that the project is “no longer maintained” and is “looking for new maintainers”.
  • Going to GUADEC 2017
    This year I am also giving a presentation about the application story in Endless OS. Our infrastructure, our changes to GNOME Software, our heavy use of Flatpak, etc. Hopefully you’ll find it interesting.

Red Hat and Fedora: CollabNet and Carahsoft. SteelCloud, Fedora 27 Schedule, 32-Bit x86 Support

  • CollabNet and Carahsoft to Host Value Stream Mapping Webinar Featuring Red Hat August 2, 2017
    CollabNet (www.collabnet.com), a global leader in enterprise software development, release automation and DevOps solutions, announces a new webinar, "Monitoring your DevOps Tool Chain for Continuous Delivery & Feedback in Red Hat OpenShift," that will be co-hosted by CollabNet partner Carahsoft. The webinar will take place on August 2, 2017, at 10 a.m. PDT/ 1 p.m. EDT.
  • SteelCloud Adds Red Hat RHEL 7 STIG Automation to Boost DoD's RMF Readiness
    SteelCloud LLC announced today that it has enhanced ConfigOS, its patented STIG remediation software, to comprehensively support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. ConfigOS dramatically reduces the time and effort to build, test, and deploy STIG-compliant Linux and Windows application environments. This new RHEL 7 support adds to ConfigOS existing automation for RHEL 5 & 6, CENTOS and SUSE Linux.
  • 32-Bit x86 support in Fedora
  • Running Wayland on the Nvidia driver
    I know many of you have wanted to test running Wayland on NVidia. The work on this continues between Jonas Ådahl, Adam Jackson and various developers at NVidia. It is not ready for primetime yet as we are still working on the server side glvnd piece we need for XWayland. That said with both Adam Jackson looking at this from our side and Kyle Brenneman looking at it from NVidia I am sure we will be able to hash out the remaining open questions and get that done.
  • Fedora 27 release dates and schedule
    With the recent release of Fedora 26, the Fedora 27 release schedule is falling into place. Also worth noting, starting with Fedora 27, there is no longer an Alpha release. As of now, the current Fedora 27 release schedule is as follows.
  • My first year in the Fedora Project
    Yesterday I completed an incredible first year in the fedora project, I noticed it because I was awarded with one badge for it (egg badge). I arrived a month ago through whatcanidoforfedora, who told me that it was a good idea to go to ambassadors, commops and infrastructure, I tried first in ambassadors and immediately I was kicked :P. being member of any major parts of the fedora project requires a lot of patience and work. that was my first learning about the the project.