The second update of the Xine-Lib video back-end within a month, closes down a number of integer overflows that were described in CVE-2008-1482.more »
An update for the proprietary Skype VoIP client resolves video image display issues among other problems.more »
Command-Line Tools Sound, Video, and News at the Command LineDec 18, 2007
Learn more about Linux text-based multimedia utilities for playing streams, editing images, and reading CDs or DVDs from the command-line.more »
Adobe has released a new version of its Flash Player 9 Update 3, including the Linux version which thus leaves the beta stage. It now supports the H.264 video format and fullscreen operations with accelerated graphics.more »
Skype 2.0 Beta now gives Linux users the video functionality that Windows and Mac users have enjoyed for several months.more »
Lucasfilm Limited, famous for its movie projects such as Star Wars and Indiana Jones, will be using Qt as the user interface for the development of digital entertainment software in future.more »
Security expert Jesper Johansson is planning to remove Windows Media Center from his computer and to install Linux MCE due to frustration with his former employer Microsoft's DRM software.more »
The Jacklab Audio Distribution (JAD) 1.0 aims to offer what the media artist's heart desires, audio, video and imaging. And it aims to help users migrate from Windows.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics