An employee of Google has expressed himself regarding the disadvantages of OGG Theora in comparison with H.264 in a discussion on the mailing list of the web hypertext application technology working group.more »
May 13 VideoLAN announced and made ready for download the release candidate of its VLC Media Player 1.0. The new version supports more codecs and provides numerous enhancements.more »
Version 9.04 of the multi-platform XBMC Media Center is released. Codenamed Babylon, the software comes with massive and in part, impressive changes.more »
The DVD authoring software has been released in the new 1.8.0 version that promises to keep complex DVD menus under control.more »
The Linux Foundation has announced the winners of its video competition. With more than one hundred entries, the competition with the sub-title, “We're Linux”, called for videos that showed what Linux actually means to its community.more »
The free OpenSolaris UNIX derivative from Sun has not exactly been known for its multimedia capabilities. This should soon change.more »
MythTV Building your own video serverMar 23, 2009
We’ll show you how to build your own Linux-based video server that records, stores, and distributes TV programs.more »
A new update has vastly improved the stability of version 2.0 of the webvideo player Miro and the project website has counted its first 1.000.000 visitors.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.