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  1. 2006.08.18 Book review: Linux Multimedia Hacks (1)
  2. 2006.08.18 Download and watch YouTube videos from Linux shell prompt (2)
books2006.08.18 14:01

Linux is rapidly gaining popularity as a desktop operating system.Its market share of desktops is rapidly growing. Whenever you thinkabout Linux as a Desktop operating system, your first considerationshould be Linux multimedia application. Linux has tons of multimediaapplication but selecting and finding all application is a bigchallenge. If you use Linux as a desktop everyday then this book is foryou. It will answer essential question such as how to take screen shotor covert image format from command line and much more.

In nutshell, this book is all about Linux Multimedia hacks, authorKyle Rankin have done a superb job of illustrating the best availablemultimedia tools/apps so you can maximize the entertainmentcapabilities under Linux. It include killer tips and tricks forconnecting to iPods, creating MP3s, watching and making DVDs, turningyour Linux box into a MythTV (Tivo) and much more.

The best thing about this book is you do not have to be a Linuxguru. Any one with basic knowledge of Linux can go ahead with thisbook’s step-by-step instruction to accomplish task. The book is dividedinto five easy-to-understand chapters:

  1. Images: Tips range from basic image edits (like removing red eye)to automated image manipulation. It also includes very nice coverage ofdigital camera especially the Pulling Images from a Digital Camera andmanaging them with f-spot application.
  2. Audio: It include audio format conversion, tweaking metadata withinaudio files, burning cds, using an iPOD with linux and coverage ofother portable audio players.
  3. Video: Creating your own VCD or DVDs is a real fun. It includes rip& encoding of DVD and VCD, coverage of multimedia players and muchmore.
  4. Broadcast Media: I think this is the best chapter of this book. Itincludes how to access and create you own web broadcasts as well aswatch and record TV. Amazing information tips for cutting commercialsfrom TV and broadcasting or podcastsing from command line.
  5. Web: Learn how to make your multimedia creations available to theworld. Perhaps this chapter every new Linux desktop user should readfirst. It includes very good information such as installing flashplayers, real players, watching video within FireFox, making aninternet phone calls or even using Linux as a PBX.

However, please note that most examples written for RPM baseddistribution such as Red Hat Linux or Fedora Linux or Suse Linux.Nevertheless, you can easily replace all rpm command with apt-getLaughing
The best part is you can select the topic of your interest. Afterreading this book, you will not just agree that Linux is most powerfulmultimedia platforms around, but has far more capabilities and featuresthan you ever imagined. You will enjoy it everyday. This is one of thebest resources of information related to multimedia applications.


Posted by myditto
books2006.08.18 13:56
bu="http://youtube.com/get_video.php?";mkdir -p ~/YouTube;cd ~/YouTube;read -p "YouTube url? " ur;read -p "Name? " nv
wget ${ur} -O /tmp/y1;uf=${bu}`grep player2.swf /tmp/y1 | cut -d? -f2 | cut -d\" -f1`;wget "${uf}" -O /tmp/y.flv
ffmpeg -i /tmp/y.flv -ab 56 -ar 22050 -b 500 -s 320x240 ${nv}.mpg;rm /tmp/y.flv; rm /tmp/y1;rm gmon.out; exit

Posted by myditto