Destined to become the default file system for the more popular Linux distributions, ext4 is out of experimental mode and gearing up for production environments. Here’s what you need to know. http://www.linux-mag.com/id/7271/1/
Year-by-year details of Unix’ history
A look at the profound impact three innovators have had on Unix
Computerworld’s 2009 survey on Unix use shows that the OS will be alive and kicking for some time to come.
Open Source Bridge is a new conference for developers working with
open source technologies and for people interested in learning the open
source way. It’s not a typical technical conference.
Here’s what makes it different:
- It’s entirely volunteer-run, by developers, for developers. This is the conference you’ve always wanted to attend.
- Session tracks are technology agnostic, based instead around shared
community experiences and focused on similarities between projects, not
- The geekery doesn’t end when the sessions do. There will also be a
24-hour hacker lounge for code sprints, bug bashes, session deep dives,
bouncing ideas, starting new projects or just mingling and taking in
Avidemux is a simple video editor which is extensively used for video applications in Ubuntu. You can cut ,filter and encode your video task. It has support for AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF as it has pretty much codecs bundled.
Cinepaint is a very useful and user friendly video editing application which supports 8 , 16 bit and 32 bit color channels. It is also used for retouching motion pictures frame by frame with features like wire background plates, rig removal, dirt removal, render repair and painting 3D model textures.
How can I ever miss this one? Well, Cinelerra is yet another free Ubuntu app which can do capturing, compositing, and editing of audio and video files with sample level accuracy.