MythTV: Turning Linux Into a Digital Video Recorder: The Front Endview story

http://www.linux.com – After reading the first part of this series, you should have a MythTV server up and running. To watch TV or schedule recordings you'll need to setup one or more MythTV front ends. Since the front end has to decode, deinterlace, and display the video content, it normally has to perform more work than the MythTV back end. (Software)

Metacity: CSS on window borders experimental layout languageview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – I’m happy to announce the first experimental version of Metacity with support for CSS window borders (”Cowbell”).  This work was largely supported by Collabora Ltd. You can: (Software)

Free Mystic Mineview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Koonsolo is giving away free copies of Mystic Mine (or a $19.95 Gift Card if you already bought the game). To get a chance at winning, all you have to do is become a fan or follow them on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube or Vimeo. Koonsolo explains: “Becoming a fan or following Koonsolo means a lot to [...] (Software)

Development: GNOME 2.29.1 Released!view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – GNOME 2.29.1 Development Release ================================ We're only a few days after 2.28.1, and 2.29.1 is already there! We have some brave people who did some amazing work for this release, with new features in various modules. And of course, the numerous bug fixes that we're all used to. (Software)

Gluon Sprint Wrap-Upview story

http://dot.kde.org – On October 9 through 11, a dozen developers gathered in the Nokia Offices in Munich to bring the vision outlined in Dan Leinir's blog about the "Future of Game Development in KDE" to life. (Software)

An Introduction to Python Objectsview story

http://www.linux.com – In the world of computer languages, nothing speaks louder than who adopts its usage. The Python language hit a home run with Google adopting it for a high percentage of their internal and public (Google App Engine) projects. (Software)

Five Interesting GIMP Filtersview story

http://www.linux.com – The Gimp is a powerful graphical application that can handle just about any kind of bit-mapped editing job. You can re-touch photos, shrink or enlarge pictures, combine elements using layers, and many other operations with little to moderate effort. (Software)

Wine 1.1.32view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – The latest and greatest development release of Wine has been announced. This release, which came out last Friday, has the following new features: Many crypto fixes, particularly on 64-bit. Improved DVD access on Mac OS. Several common controls improvements Various HTML support improvements. More DIB optimizations. Various bug fixes. Download: [ Wine 1.1.32 ] (Software)

Linux is the Future, Even After Windows 7 Releaseview story

http://www.linux.com – It goes almost without saying that the release of Windows 7 is important for Microsoft to stem the tide of customer dissatisfaction with Vista, which has been extremely damaging to the Microsoft brand, and has caused it to lose users to both the Macintosh and Linux. (Software)

Commit Digest: Issue 55view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – This week… 1781 commits, in 178 projects, by 250 happy hackers (and 298 were translation commits). (Software)

Clutter: Clutter 1.1.2 - developers snapshotview story

http://www.clutter-project.org – hi everyone; less than 3 months after the 1.0.0 release here’s a new development snapshot for Clutter. Clutter 1.1.2 is now available for download at: (Software)

MythTV: Turning Linux Into a Digital Video Recorder: The Serverview story

http://www.linux.com – Digital video capture cards and USB dongles can be had for less than $50 a piece. With such cheap hardware, turning a Linux server into a personal Digital Video Recorder (DVR) becomes very tempting. (Software)