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Zenwalk is one of the most promising Linux distribution. Based on Slackware, the distro is lightweight, simple and stable. We decided to make some questions to Jean-Philippe Guillemin, Zenwalk’s creator, regarding future plans and developments about this “GNU-Linux Operating System”.
A public letter from the President of the FreeBSD Foundation which discusses the future of the organization, it's value/worth and other items. In 2009, the FreeBSD project had the misfortune of losing two long time contributors: John Birrell and Jean-Marc Zucconi. I chatted with John recently, during this year's BSDCAN, so his death was all the more shocking.
VideoLAN's VLC media player, arguably the world's best media player, hit version 0.9.9 in early April. Three months and more than 78 million downloads later, VideoLAN has announced VLC 1.0.0, or "Goldeneye."
VideoLAN (VLC), a player started as a student project and turned into one of the best, most popular media players worldwide, has recently had a birthday - turned 1.0. I thought this was an excellent opportunity to write about it and just show you how great it is.
The VideoLAN project, developers of the open source VLC multimedia player, is urgently seeking developers to work on the Mac OS X port. According to a posting on the VLX forums "there are now effectively zero active developers for MacOS" which has already led to the 64 bit releases of VLC for the Apple operating being put on hold.
"Jean-Paul Huchon, president of the Région Ile de France (the greater Paris local government) has announced yesterday that his administration has started distributing 220 000 USB keys with Free and Open-Source software on it, including Firefox. The recipients are mostly students (173 000 of them) and teachers (40 000)..."
The VideoLAN Project developers have released version 1.1.0 of their of their popular VLC Media Player, a major update that includes a number of new features, such as support for GPU decoding on Windows and Linux
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” reminded me of a computer program I heard about a few years ago. The main character of the movie (which is based on real story of Elle Magazine owner, Jean-Dominique Bauby) is paralyzed in such a way that he can communicate with the external world only by blinking his left eye. Despite that he managed to write a book using a sophisticated text entry method and enormous patience. If he had Dasher he would be able to do the same thing way easier and faster.
VLC is beyond doubts the most popular open source, cross-platform media player and multi-media framework written by VideoLAN projects. VLC player is small in size,just about 17 Mb and immensely powerful! In this post we will explore the player and list 20+ things you can do with VLC player.