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What to use?

Posted 11-03-2011 at 02:15 PM by williamfromtexas

There's so much OSS around us it's hard to know what or where to start.

I just heard of a cool new open stuff: Newscoop, a newspaper content management system. I like to write and publish, I like CM systems. The problem is that Source Fabric, the releasing organization, has also released another really cool system, for radio broadcasting.

Similar story for this: Libre Graphics magazine. I love it, it's origins are a great example of what people can do on a whim and...
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Easy way to install Multimedia codecs, flash, java, mplayer

Posted 07-07-2009 at 11:06 AM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)

New Debian users tend to struggle tryng to get things like java and flash installed. here is a simple and easy way to get the things you want.

Originally Posted by craigevil View Post
exoodles debian multimedia installer script

To install, do, as root: cd /usr/local/bin; wget -Nc; chmod +x exoodles; exoodles
Here are some popular multimedia packages for you to install.
You can install them one at a time.
When you are done, just hit the quit number and the...
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Audacity - Audio editing & recording in openSUSE

Posted 02-10-2009 at 04:30 PM by rbkumaran

Audacity is a free opensource audio editing and recording software. Audacity can run on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX. Audacity can manipulate digital audio wave forms. In addition to recording sounds directly from within the program, it imports many sound file formats, including WAV, AIFF, AU, IRCAM, MP, and Ogg Vorbis. Read More
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The KDE mediamanager is not running

Posted 12-06-2008 at 01:53 PM by xri
Updated 12-06-2008 at 06:31 PM by xri (Looking to assign a category.)

While using KDE 3.5.9 on Slack 12.1, I installed a couple of programs that I always use; very common stuff.

I don't know if that was the cause, but at some point, when I plugged in my flashdrive, I did not see it popping up on my desktop.

I looked for it on the file manager and when clicking on Storage Media, I got this message:
The KDE mediamanager is not running
groups xri -> users disk audio cdrom slocate plugdev
pstree -> both...
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