Linux has been making inroads in entertainment, perhaps ever since Linux had a working graphical user interface. The advent of user created content (UCC) has accelerated the development of Linux as a creative platform and this article highlights the options you have to make Linux entertaining.
Linux offers far more than a basic alternative to Windows or other proprietary operating systems. With this open source OS you can enjoy, edit, create and distribute media easily with a great selection of tools and applications.
Sony originally released the PlayStation 3 with a useful feature called OtherOS, the ability for users to install an open source operating system. However in 2010 this feature was removed with a firmware update, much to the dismay of many PS3 owners, some of whom worked on creating a replacement…
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.
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…
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.
Looking for a way to enjoy high definition movies from DRM-controlled Blu-ray discs on your open source Linux computer? Now there is a way!
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 supported by the open source community.
Can’t find suitable Linux DVR software? It’s a common problem, let’s see what we can do to help you out…
The MythTV Linux dvr software is a great solution for any Linux HTPC, and is perfect for any digital video recorder or DVR!