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Giveaway: 10 Copies of Shortcode Kid Premium WP Pluginview story

http://www.hongkiat.com – Here’s another giveaway contest just before we call it a year. We were introduced to Shortcode Kid, a WordPress plugin that allows you instantly add more than 100 useful shortcodes to any WordPress theme. We like it immediately; we then talked to the developer, Matt and he agreed to throw couple of free copies for Hongkiat’s readers. (General)

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Nexus works even in the Earth’s Outer Atmosphereview story

http://www.chaaps.com – Nexus S amazing smartphone was found working even on the earth’s outer atmosphere. These green men in the space are not aliens from other planet but are androids launched from earth by google to test limits of Nexus S. The team from Google were  surprised after Nexus S, the Official Google’s second phone, was found working  even at the earth’s outer atmosphere & (General)

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LXer: Howto Turn your old webcam into a motion-detecting security camera in Linuxview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: If you have an old cam that you are not using, you can use it as a security cam. Control Motion is a program that monitors the video signal from one or more cameras and is able to detect if a significant part of the picture has changed; in other words, it can detect motion. (HowTos)

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Which device to use for ffmpeg sound input? Fedora 14view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am trying to record a video clip, using my webcam, but sound synchronisation is always poor. I have used Cheese, UCView and VLC. One possible cause is explained in the reply to this question, but I am not an expert. In desperation, I now want to try ffmpeg. (HowTos)

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Install XBMC 10.0 (Dharma) in Ubuntu using PPAview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – XBMC Media Center is a free cross-platform media player software and entertainment system application framework for Linux, Mac, and Windows. XBMC is capable of playing back and streaming all popular video, audio, and picture formats out-of-the-box. (...)Read the rest of Install XBMC 10.0 (Dharma) in Ubuntu using PPA (1,961 words) © admin for Ubuntu Geek, 2010. (HowTos)

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Partition questions?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am busy trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit into a "New Quad" machine with 3 drives, and am having problems sorting it all out. When checking G Parted I find /dev/sda 1 and /dev/sdb 1 the ext4 partitions both have exclamation marks alongside them. (HowTos)

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Introducing Scopes: The Audio Spectrum and the Spectrogramview story

http://kdenlive.org – In the next version of kdenlive you will again find new scopes. This time not for video but for audio! I will also give some tips about audio in general (recording, perception, etc.), not only about kdenlive’s scopes. read more » read more (Software)

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location of temporary files from internet? audio skippingview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hi,I am running the latest Statler, fresh install, after trying out Xubuntu (Gah what was I thinking?!)Anyways, with the last version I had, I used to be able to go to: / ->tmp and rescue some temporary files from the internet that I had forgotten to save copies of and some MP4s etc.  Now, there are none showing up in that folder. Where are those temporary files now? (HowTos)

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Links 23/12/2010: FOSS is Not “Non-commercial”, Firefox 4 Beta 3 for Mobileview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop How to test if a laptop is working with Linux One interesting observation is that Ubuntu Lucid has almost twice the framerate than RHEL6 with glxgears. No idea why. Kernel Space Removing the big kernel lock. (General)

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Skype back for some, but still not for allview story

http://www.itwire.com – Although some have had Skype service restored, not everyone is as yet so lucky, with features like “group video calling” to take “longer to return to normal”, with a now identified “software issue” causing Skype’s supernode meltdown. (IT news)