Articles Tagged youtube

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MusicTube Desktop App Uses YouTube As A Music Library

The creator of flash-free desktop YouTube application 'Minutube' and stylish music player 'MiniTunes' has announced the release of a new application: MusicTube. Musictube is a mish-mash of the developers former two applications, and is designed to let you find, arrange and listen to whatever music you like - as long as it's on YouTube. The idea is similar to on-demand music streaming services such as Spotify and Pandora: you search for an artist or a track and, if it's there, you can play it.

4 October 2011
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[How To] Quickly Convert ogv to avi Video Files in Ubuntu

YouTube hates Ogv. Seriously. If you've ever taken the trouble to record a screencast of your desktop for a video tutorial; spent hours in PiTiVi editing a video of your hamster doing the macarena; or otherwise ended up with a video in the .ogv file format you'll know that this is true. Here's a quick script that makes conversion of ogv to avi a snap.

23 September 2011
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Drag n’ Drop YouTube Video Uploader for Unity

We’ve featured many Drag and Drop applets for Ubuntu’s Unity Launcher over the past few weeks, but this is the first one to support uploading to YouTube. The applet is by Tom LeJeune, whose Google+/Picasa […]

11 August 2011
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Bugfix update to desktop YouTube app ‘MiniTube’

A minor "bugfix" update to Minitube - the desktop, flashfree YouTube app - is available for download.

17 April 2011
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Neat video review of OMG! Words! – the free game from OMG! Ubuntu!

Browsing around YouTube I also came across this pretty neat video review of the game by YouTube Ubuntu-er darockero11 that does an excellent job of showing off how the games works and just how addictive it can be...

28 March 2011
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Totem’s Youtube playback to enter dark ages

Soon, all of Totem users' fast computers and high-speed internet connections will be reverting to 176x144 3GP youtube video.

14 January 2011
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Shotwell 0.8 adds YouTube uploading, folder watching, wallpaper slideshows, more

Shotwell 0.8 has been released with some fantastic new features for users.

24 December 2010
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Video uploading/downloading to feature in Shotwell 0.8

A new release of the excellent photo manager shotwell isn't that far off and from development so far it is packing a few new goodies...

8 November 2010
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Blender-made film ‘Sintel’ passes a million views on YouTube

Animated short fantasy film Sintel, created entirely in open-source 3D graphics suite Blender, has garnered over 1 million YouTube views, less than a week after its premiere.

5 October 2010
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Flash videos no longer saved in /tmp directory

Users accustomed to retrieving hard-copies (digital hard copies, that is) of online videos from various flash-using sites  via the /tmp directory may be frustrated to learn that this no longer works. Recent versions of Adobe […]

29 September 2010
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Gnash 0.8.8 Released, claims 100% of all YouTube videos now work

The latest version of open-source flash player ‘Gnash’ boasts that ‘100% of all YouTube videos’ should now work using it. Gnash can be run as a standalone application or as a plugin for most popular […]

23 August 2010
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Canonical licenses H.264 – Theora out for the count? [Updated]

Canonical are currently the only Linux company to license H.264/AVC, the patented non-free technology used to compress video and favoured by companies such as Apple & Microsoft for HTML5 Video. Neither RedHat, makers of Fedora, […]

4 May 2010