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Video Editing in Linux, Part 1

Posted 03-03-2009 at 07:51 AM by arioste

I don't know what you know about video editing in linux, but I have just made the first steps, and I thought I would mention what I have discovered in case it comes up.

We have years of video recorded onto VHS-C tapes on two successive Panasonic camcorders. Once in a lucky moment at the flea market, I got a real steal on some quality video editing equipment from someone who did not know what he had, and I have edited all of it with titles, transitions, etc., onto DVDs for family distribution....
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Old rocks!

Posted 03-02-2009 at 11:49 PM by Indymaynard

There's so much here, and I've learned so much about fixing any Linux related issues that I have. Maybe I should write some stuff to help... I hope that I can contribute something to make these bits worthwhile.
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IPTraf - Console based IP Traffic Monitor in openSUSE

Posted 03-02-2009 at 11:44 PM by rbkumaran

IPTraf is a console-based network statistics utility for Linux. It gathers a variety of figures such as TCP connection packet and byte counts, interface statistics and activity indicators, TCP/UDP traffic breakdowns, and LAN station packet and byte counts. IPTraf is an IP traffic monitor that shows information on the IP traffic passing over your network. Read More
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Posted in Networking
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Installing ATI drivers in OpenSUSE 11.1

Posted 03-02-2009 at 11:37 PM by phoenixrising (Learning Something Everyday about Linux)
Updated 03-02-2009 at 11:43 PM by phoenixrising

I was trying to install/enable drivers for my ATI video card in OpenSUSE:

1. In my case the typical 1-click-installs didn't work

2. The best way (I guess) is to do it the hard way -- download the driver from the ATI site and manually configure/build/install it; This guide worked for me. Note: for openSUSE 11.1, instead of 103 use 111)

3. All the desktop effects are working now and as a welcome side-effect, is not crashing anymore like it...
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Video Flicker in mplayer

Posted 03-02-2009 at 11:33 PM by phoenixrising (Learning Something Everyday about Linux)
Updated 03-02-2009 at 11:44 PM by phoenixrising

Remember to use the X11 video driver in mplayer (and not the xv driver) to avoid flickery playback...
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