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Converting Audio Files with GStreamer

http://tuxtweaks.com

GStreamer is an open source multimedia framework that's used by many GNOME applications and a few KDE apps as well. It's really meant to be used by programmers to create rich applications by accessing GStreamer's API. Thankfully there's also a command line interface available for us non-programmers. It's really meant for only testing, but that's OK. If it works, it works.

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Using Ubuntu ARM cross-compiler for bare metal programming

http://balau82.wordpress.com

Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat includes an ARM cross-compiler to compile programs for Linux. The compiler can also be used for bare-metal programming with a few arrangements.

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Bad Decision Made at Canonical Regarding Media Player

http://techrights.org

Insertion of Mono-based software like Banshee endangers Ubuntu as it makes the parent company more reliant on Microsoft and more sensitive to Microsoft extortion

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Free Software Foundation's software repository hacked

http://www.infoworld.com

The Web front end for a Free Software Foundation software repository remains down after the server it was hosted on was attacked last week.

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Savannah and www.gnu.org downtime

http://www.fsf.org

Over the weekend, Savannah was compromised. Here's a chronological account of the events: […]
We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused to Savannah users by this attack, and thank you for your patience while we work to bring back an improved service.

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GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry (October 2010)

http://www.fsf.org

A monthly look at updates and new releases in the GNU operating system.

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Google's Go has been called to go into GCC 4.6

http://www.phoronix.com

Last year one of the many projects introduced by Google was the Go programming language. Do you remember? It's reached a state of being a production-ready language, at least within Google's confines, but this project hasn't received as much attention and interest by the Linux and open-source communities as some of their other work such as VP8 and their new container format.

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State of Firefox 4.0 on GNU+Linux

http://www.tildehash.com

"So we've probably all seen the mock-ups for Firefox 4.0 by now, but has any of it been implemented? In the Windows version, yes. On the GNU+Linux version, partially. And it looks like it's going to stay that way. I'm going to show you what's different in the current development version (nightly 4.0b8pre) from 3.6."

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Problems Don't Always Need Command-line Solutions

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"We see it all the time, someone straying from one distribution or another because you "have to use the command-line". I've even heard that in person, I've heard it too many times. So, I looked around to see what may be causing this impression, and sure enough it didn't take long to fine.

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Guile removed from GDB

http://lists.gnu.org

Andy Wingo : « That's unfortunate. Guile is the GNU extension language, you know. »

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Trace and profile function calls with GCC

http://balau82.wordpress.com

Using the -finstrument-functions option in GNU GCC to trace and profile code.

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GNU Solfege 3.18.1 release announcement

http://lists.gnu.org

Solfege is free music education software. Use it to train your rhythm, interval, scale and chord skills. It is free software and runs on GNU/Linux and other systems with some effort with the required tools. It should run wherever you can run Python, Gtk+, PyGtk.

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FSFE Newsletter - October 2010

http://www.fsfe.org

In this edition we discuss the misleading term "fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory terms" (FRAND), we explain what we are doing about centralised computer systems and the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), and update you on our current campaign to end non-free software commercials by public institutions.

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Videos of GNU Hackers Meeting in the Hague available

http://www.fsf.org

"Videos of the talks from the GNU Hackers Meeting in the Hague are now available. This meeting took place on 24-25 July at "Revelation Hackspace", prior to the GNOME GUADEC conference, and featured a workshop on GNUnet, a framework for free secure networking and decentralised applications..."

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New release of GNU FreeFont

http://lists.gnu.org

Gnu FreeFont project produces a useful set of free outline (i.e.OpenType) fonts covering as much as possible of the Unicode character set. The set consists of three typefaces: one monospaced and two proportional (one with uniform and one with modulated stroke).

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