Linux Multimedia

  • Linux Gaming - Playing Windows Games Through Wine, Cedega or CrossOver Games

    With the rising popularity of Linux, more people are taking the leap and trying it. One of the major reasons why people have to stick to Windows however is gaming experience. So here we compare 3 solutions which let you play Windows games in Linux. Find...
    By Pranav Thadeshwar July 6, 2011 

  • Installing GIMP on your computer

    This article will show you how to install GIMP, the popular Open Source Image editing program on Windows, OSX and Linux platforms. It contains links to the latest version and help files if you are having any issues.
    By Local Think Tank July 5, 2011 

  • Making a Personal Movie DVD Backup on Linux

    Linux has many ways to make a personal DVD backup if you are comfortable using command line tools. If however you would rather use a graphical interface, there are three main contenders - K9Copy, AcidRip, and DVD::RIP.
    By Kristen Grubb July 5, 2011 

  • Using Layers With The Gimp

    If you do any image creation or editing you know that layers are one of the most important tools you can use. With layers you add depth, complexity, and create an ease of editing you wouldn't have otherwise. In this Bright Hub article you will learn...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Linux Applications: The GIMP

    The Gimp is to Linux what Photoshop is to Windows and Mac. The Gimp is a very powerful image editor application that is not only available on Linux, but Windows and OS X as well. It's feature-rich, powerful, expandable, and won't bring your machine...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • How to Operate Ham Radio on a Linux Workstation

    Ham radio, also known as Amateur radio, is a fascinating hobby that once required bulky equipment and tall antenna aerials. Today, thanks to computers and satellite communication, desktop computers are the platform of choice.
    By Charles M Bowen June 30, 2011 

  • Linux Audio for the Newbie

    Linux audio capabilities are bound to be discussed when speaking about multimedia in an open source operating system. These are the basics to know if you're a newbie interested in trying a Linux distribution.
    By Sam OBrien June 28, 2011 

  • No Volume in Firefox on Ubuntu? Try This!

    Most sound related issues in Ubuntu can be traced to the sound device or the volume controls, but issues in Firefox are more likely caused by Adobe Flash Player. Fortunately, these problems are easy to resolve...
    By Christian Cawley June 26, 2011 

  • Linux and Video Storage Server Setup

    Using VLC on Linux enables you to setup a simple, cost effective video storage and streaming server for your local network. With a few simple steps your Linux system can serve any computer on your network with hours of video content.
    By Matthew Ruane June 8, 2011 

  • System Configuration Management: Open Source Software Options

    Free software tools for configuration management? You don't have to pay thousands or even hundreds of dollars to obtain good configuration management tools for your company. There are some great, free tools available that will do the job and are...
    By Andrew Carr May 26, 2011 
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