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 »
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.