Articles Tagged video

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The first 20 years of Linux [video]

As someone who is still "relatively" new to Linux compared to many - having jumped aboard the Tux train at Ubuntu 7.10 - it's all-to-easy for me to remain unaware of the history and legacy upon which the operating system I spend my days writing about builds upon.

7 April 2011
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Unity launcher icon size to be resizable?

The Unity Launcher may, after all, end up with a few user-adjustable settings. A recent Unity launcher 'hack' by Andrea Azzarone allows icons on the Unity launcher to re-sized. By dragging a simple slider within Unity's CCSM settings page icons can be made as small as 32px or as big as 64px.

21 February 2011

GUVCviewer: Finally Webcam Recording Made Easy

For almost two years my primary recording device for YouTube videos has been with not a fancy camcorder, but a webcam. So believe me when I tell you that I've tried a lot of different applications on different operating systems to get the most from my camera, both proprietary and open source. Out of everything I have tried, GUVCviewer packs the best blend of performance and features.

7 February 2011
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Ubuntu developers talk Unity – and why it’s going to rock in Natty [Video]

Ubuntu community manager Jono Bacon discuss Unity, the new desktop environment for Ubuntu with David Barth, one of the key developers behind the interface on everyone’s lips. The 20 minute video gives Unity fans an […]

11 January 2011
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Multi-touch madness: Ubuntu table PC [Video]

CES 2011 saw a veritable armoury of Ubuntu powered devices all ready to make a serious impact amongst competitors. None, however, impressed me as much as this Table PC demo running Ubuntu as its core […]

9 January 2011

OMG Video Review: Kazam Screen Recorder Tool

Unlike most screen recording programs for Linux, Kazam is powerful in its editing/exporting options (in a clean, nice graphical user interface), works with a standard, easy-to-edit format, but it is not without it's downsides.

11 December 2010
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Kinect + Ubuntu = Jedi. Obviously.

The '101 things you hack with a Kinect and Ubuntu' train rolls on - this time towards Coruscant. YouTuber yankeyan shows off real-time lightsaber (Yes, lightsaber) tracking and rendering using nothing more than Kinect and Ubuntu.

22 November 2010
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This short film trailer made in Ubuntu is really rather good

Settle down for a minute or so and watch the trailer below for upcoming short Last Payment by Eric Kneifel which was made entirely in Ubuntu using FOSS apps!

22 November 2010
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Short video shows off uTouch on Ubuntu Unity

Canonical's Gerry Carr has posted a neat video demonstration of Ubuntu 10.10's new multi-touch features in action with the Ubuntu Unity interface.

14 October 2010
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OMG Video: Probing Your Box, Grub 2 and You!

If I had to pick one horror story that I get messaged about the most, it would be the dreaded bootloader. “It’s missing” or “I have a black screen of death..” and some people edit […]

6 September 2010