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SoundConverter – A Simple Audio Converter for Ubuntu Gnomeview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – SoundConverter is a simple sound converter application for the GNOME environment. It reads sound files in any format supported by GStreamer and outputs them in Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, or WAV format, or MP3 format if you have the GStreamer LAME plugin. SoundConverter aims to be simple to use, and very fast. (HowTos)

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Assembling Video from a PNG Stream for an Ogg Video with png2theoraview story

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com – Ogg Theora is the codec of choice for free-licensed, patent-free video, and so that is the one I’ll be using in my experiment in creating an alternative format for distributing high definition video. (General)

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Microsoft is Polluting the Codec and Mobile Space With Software Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Together with new partners like Nokia, Microsoft is trying to ensure that Internet video and the smartphones market are as toxic as possible for Linux A FEW days ago we wrote about Microsoft banning open source licences. (General)

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Podcast ep 2: Corting a cohostview story

http://www.ubuntu-ie.org – We introduce a new co-host to the world of pod casting. Because Gary is not free until Monday and he controls the pod feeds, the feed will not be updated till then. (Distributions)

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Banshee 1.9.3 released and Ubuntu installation instructions includedview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – Banshee is an open-source media player, originally called Sonance until 2005.Built upon Mono and Gtk#, it uses the Helix and GStreamer multimedia platform for encoding and decoding various media formats, including Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and FLAC. (HowTos)

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35 Terminal ( text ) based application for Linuxview story

http://www.linuxnov.com – Terminal based application , which are minimalist apps running through your terminal … some people don’t like the fancy rich GUI and prefer simple text-based UI to use …they are old school geeks . Most of the apps in this post are very old and you may recognize them as revolutionary projects such as Vi . (HowTos)

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TechBytes Episode 24: Android, Microsoft’s President Departure, and Privacyview story

http://techrights.org – Direct download as Ogg (1:51:18, 43.3 MB) | Direct download as MP3 (51.0 MB) Summary: Tim, Gordon, and Roy struggle with coughs and connection difficulties and yet manage to produce another episode filled with news and discussion TODAY’S show covers many topics including the new Linux release, Android, Microsoft’s latest departures and failures, and of course Wikileaks. (General)

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Links 10/1/2011: Multi-touch on GNU/Linux, Linux 2.6.37 Already Built for Distrosview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Buying a cheap laptop without Windows: Is it worth it? ‘The low-end laptop market in particular is so hard fought that manufacturers will grab for any dollars they can save,’ explains Elmar Geese, chairman of the Linux association in Berlin. (General)

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Tagtool - Tool to tag and rename MP3 and Ogg Vorbis filesview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – Audio Tag Tool is a program to manage the tags in MP3 and Ogg Vorbis files.It can be used to edit individual tags, or to easily tag or rename hundreds of files at once, in any desired format. It can also create playlists. (...)Read the rest of Tagtool - Tool to tag and rename MP3 and Ogg Vorbis files (17 words) © admin for Ubuntu Geek, 2011. (HowTos)

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TechBytes Episode 22: Freedom Debate and Picks of the Yearview story

http://techrights.org – Direct download as Ogg (1:46:40, 32.0 MB) | Direct download as MP3 (48.8 MB) Summary: Tim, Gordon, and Roy speak about games and make their picks of the year (for 2010) TODAY’S show covers what was missed since last week’s show and OpenBytes has published the show notes with most of the topics and some corresponding links. We hope you will join us for future shows and consider subs (General)