PiTiVi’s Summer of Code

For quite a while now, there has never quite been an application that edits video in any standardized way. For example, Avidemux only works well with AVI files. Diva Kino only edits digital video from cameras. With all of these frameworks for video out there, where has that one good editor been?

At PiTiVi, that's where. PiTiVi is a GStreamer/GNonLin based editor, meaning that if you can play ...

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Introducing Upstart

Since the days of early Unix, systems have always had different methods of starting up, shutting down, and managing jobs. Throughout the development of Linux distributions, many saw the usage of System V init, the most common starting system, to be suitable. Distributions have a system that one way or another is compatible with this System V initialization.

Then came the time when distributions began to split apart more and ...

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Gimp 2.3 (preview of 2.4)

In my last post, I noted that the major upgrade to Feisty as of Tribe 1 was The Gimp. Now it's time to see what has changed in the latest installment, which will be released under the name Gimp 2.4.

The major change for this release seems to be a big usability overhaul. New defaults are now in place that make the Gimp look a little bit like ...

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