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MythTV: Turning Linux Into a Digital Video Recorder: The Server

Digital video capture cards and USB dongles can be had for less than $50 a piece. With such cheap hardware, turning a Linux server into a personal Digital Video Recorder (DVR) becomes very tempting. Of course, you don't just want to watch live TV but also pause it, setup automatic captures of those science programs that air at 3 am, or record the live network coverage of events you are planning to attend in person, so you can watch them at a more agreeable hour.

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Sculpting Sound with Boodler 2.0

Boodler is a cross-platform audio tool with which you can construct and play back sound streams composed in a simple, Python-based syntax. Boodler uses "soundscape" to describe these creations, a term which is usually associated with re-creating naturalistic audio environments.

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X.Org 7.5 Is Frozen, XKB2 Gets Postponed Again

X.Org 7.5 with X Server 1.7 was supposed to be released earlier this month, but that didn't happen on schedule nor their earlier release plans. However, this evening, Daniel Stone has laid out the new plans for X.Org 7.5 / X Server 1.7.
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NVIDIA Pushes Out New Linux Driver Updates

NVIDIA hasn't been updating their binary Linux drivers as frequently as they were earlier this year when it would be hard to go even just a week without seeing a new beta, an official update, or changes to either of their legacy drivers. However, there are some new NVIDIA Linux drivers to start off this week...
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Linux Needs Open Multimedia on the Web

The state of web multimedia on Linux is pitiful. Proprietary codecs, plug-ins and closed standards are helping to keep Linux a second rate citizen. What Linux needs is not another proprietary framework like Moonlight, but more open standards. Can Google help by making YouTube a Theora-fest?
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