Converting FLV to MPEG in Linux

This article was originally posted on YouMakeMedia, however it is suitable for FOSSwire readers as well so we decided to post it. Some of the things referenced in the article are slightly old - it was written in October 2006, but the tutorial is timeless.

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Linux users are often slighted when it comes to media tools. Macromedia/Adobe's ...

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Sun accuse Microsoft of ‘patent terrorism’

ZDNet Australia are reporting that a Sun executive James Eagleton has accused Microsoft of 'patent terrorism' over their recent deals with, among other companies, Linspire, Novell and Xandros.

"What we're seeing though now can be loosely described as patent terrorism, where people are using their patent horde as a threat," said James Eagleton, systems product manager for Sun Microsystems. "It's almost like a cold war stand over tactic ...

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OpenSourceCMS - test drive content management systems

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There are a fair few free software and open source content management system (CMS) projects out there, and finding the one that best suits your needs isn't always an easy task.

Of course it's not too difficult to download and install them, but sometimes it would be nice to test drive some without having to go through the installation dance. That is exactly the problem that OpenSourceCMS.com ...

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Music to your ears

Quick disclaimer: These reviews are based off of the latest development releases and may not reflect their current stable versions accurately. Any bugs and crashes will be ignored in these reviews.

As long as we have music, there will always be many players to support it. Linux is no exception, and today we're going to look at some of the top contenders for both GNOME and KDE. Some music ...

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