Unable to capture video with Lavrec and Conexant BT848view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello everyone. When I try to capture a video with my Conexant BT848 capture card, I get this error: ** ERROR: [lavrec] Error queuing buffers: Device or resource busy The command I used is lavrec - software-encoding - format = a - input = P - quality = 100 - geometry = 912x576 file.avi Thanks, matrobriva (HowTos)

Links 16/12/2010: Google’s ChromeOS Criticised by Stallman, X Server 1.9.3 Releasedview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop The outlook for Windows 7 with Google Chrome coming up Microsoft Windows owned 91 percent of the PC operating system market in 2009, and IDC expects it to drop by 1 percent by 2014. Mac, which had 4 percent in 2009, is expected to increase to 5 percent by 2014. (General)

Can burn CD-R/DVD-R but not CD-RW/DVD-RWview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have a DVD burner in an external USB enclosure. It works fine for reading CDs and DVDs, and for burning DVD-R and CD-R discs, but I can't get it to write to any CD-RW discs, and rarely DVD-RW. (HowTos)

Nvidia and AMD Release New Video Drivers for Linuxview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), the two major companies specialized in programmable graphics processor technologies, released a couple of days ago new and improved versions of their video drivers for Linux systems, available for both x86 and x86_64 architectures.AMD's ATI Catalyst 10.12 was released on December 13th and int... (read more) (General)

Microsoft nerd reverse engineers Christmas lights, uses them as IM indicatorsview story

http://downloadsquad.switched.com – Apparently, even domestic Christmas lights are controlled by computers nowadays, and hopefully, as you all know, that means they're hackable. Andrej Kyselica, a Microsoft employee, took some GE-35 Christmas lights, hooked them into a .NET Micro Framework embedded controller, took another developer's work, developed a driver -- and voila! (General)

AMD Launches 2GB Radeon HD 6900 Series Video Cardsview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Targets NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 570 (General)

[ubuntu] Setting up my home networkview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi All, I'm hoping someone can make some suggestions for using Ubuntu & FOSS to meet a few requirements I'm have for my home network. (HowTos)

56 Open Source Replacements for Popular Web Development and Design Toolsview story

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com – Open source Web development tools for collaboration, content management, ecommerce, video, coding, layout and more. (General)

Virgin Mobile taps Ooyala for customer education videosview story

http://www.itwire.com – Virgin Mobile has become the first announced Australian customer of video hosting and analytics company, Ooyala, since the opening of its Australian office earlier this year. (IT news)

PowerPoint to Flash Converter story

http://gamblis.com – PowerPoint presentation files still need the MS PowerPoint itself to play or run the presentation. It is good to convert the PowerPoint presentation into Flash video files so you can play the presentation independently. To do this, you can use the PowerPoint to Flash Converter full version. (Distributions)