Live From SUSECon: OpenSUSE's openQA Distro Tester is the Coolest, Plus OpenSUSE 13.1view story

https://www.linux.com – The talented team at OpenSUSE demonstrate the coolest tech in the show: openQA. Computer conferences are glorious and I love going to them, even though it means making eye contact with other humans and sharing air, and sometimes I even have to adjust my stride to avoid trampling people. (Software)

How to install Lekture on Fedora 19 KDEview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – When I started taking free online classes on Coursera and other online academies a few months ago, I always wondered whether those lecture-making software that the lecturers use to make their videos are also available for Linux. I’m referring to Free Software alternatives, not commercial ones. Then I came across Lekture, a KDE Education application. (General)

Error messages generated by emerge -DNu --pretend worldview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I'm using Calculate 13.6. Recently, when I run the command `emerge -DNu --pretend world`, I get error messages relating to the libbluedevil atom. (HowTos)

Thunar - Video Thumbnailsview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I have Thunar installed on my i3 desktop. I also have tumbler and ffmpegthumbnailer. Currently i can't get video thumbnails for .avi and .mkv files. Strangely thumbnails are generated for .mp4 files. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Struggles - mediatomb & subtitlesview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, after quite a journey, I've managed to get Mediatomb to work, between my ubuntu computer and samsung tv. however, no matter what i've tried, I can't get subtitles to work. I would appreciate any help in this regard. (Hardware)

Lib-Ray Video Standard: Using Google/On2's VP8 Video Codecview story

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com – When I started working on a no-DRM, open-standards-based solution for distributing high-definition video on fixed media ("Lib-Ray"), I naturally thought of Theora, because it was developed as a free software project. Several people have suggested, though, that the VP8 codec would be a better fit for my application. (General)

Install HandBrake (Open Source Multiplatform Transcoder) in Ubuntuview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. HandBrake support most common multimedia files that libavformat and libavcodec support, support any DVD or Bluray-like source which is NOT copy-protected. (HowTos)

Best Screencasting Software for Ubuntu 11.10/12.04view story

http://blog.sudobits.com – For Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) or 12.04 (Precise Pangolin, right now, only alpha version is available) LTS there are lot of ways to record desktop – to create screencast. Some of the most popular applications include – xvidcap, Tibesti, RecordMyDesktop, Kazam etc. (HowTos)

Why isn't WebM video supported out of the box in Ubuntu?view story

http://askubuntu.com – Ubuntu can't include non-free codecs, but has had the ability to play Ogg Theora and Vorbis files out-of-the-box for years because they're open source. Now that WebM is such a popular, free alternative to H.264, why isn't support included by default? (HowTos)

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)