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 »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.