Linux For The Rest Of Us #67 – We're Thankful

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A Linux podcast for anyone even remotely interested in Linux! With Steve Cherubino and Steve McLaughlin, the Door to Door Geek

Episode 67 Show Notes


[03:06] Basic Basic – Fiction can become fact
Desktop Transparency
Hosted by Deltaray on 2011-11-24
Deltaray talks about the (true) history of Desktop Transparency



[08:06] Kdenlive Part 1: Introduction to Kdenlive – A good video editor is one that is suitable for anyone wanting to edit video, with powerful features that enable the video professional to do any task required of the job, yet with the simplicity that allows a hobbyist to quickly cut together footage off of a phone or point-and-click camera. Kdenlive can be both of those things, but regardless of the scope of your video project, there are right and wrong ways of doing things. Over the course of five articles, we will review the practical usage and the common set of best practices that will ensure your projects are successful.


Kdenlive Part 2: Advanced Editing Technique – In the previous article in this series, we reviewed the different methods of importing footage into Kdenlive, best practises in organizing project files, and the layout and tools provided by Kdenlive. In this article, we will discuss advanced editing techniques and review most of the tools you’ll be using on a day to day basis as a video editor.


[11:35] Games are on Linux!!!!
Skyrim on Linux
Wine/PlayOnLinux script (

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[18:41] Doom 3 Is Open Sourced – The source code to the game, which uses the id Tech 4 engine, has been published under the GPL license making it free to access, modify and distribute under the same license.

[20:00] 5 great FPS game for Linux – Warsow, World of Padman, Urban Terrror, Open Arena and AssaultCube.

[21:50] Microsoft’s new incentive for engineering hires: bacon


[25:30] Could MATE Be the Savior of the GNOME 2 Linux Interface? – Right or wrong, plenty of Linux users have been less than happy with the interface changes wrought by the advent of Unity and GNOME 3. Lucky for these people, there’s hope in the form of MATE, a fork of GNOME 2 that bills itself as “a non-intuitive and unattractive desktop for users.”

[38:08] 20 Most Highly Rated Applications to Install from Ubuntu Software Center – Many long-term Ubuntu users overlook the fact that there are plenty of good quality applications available free of cost in Ubuntu Software Center already.


[41:38] [Documentary] Exclusive Interview of Linus Torvalds (LinuxCon Europe 2011)

[47:39] Open source team creates apocalypse survival kit – DIY handbook for 50 top civilization

-saving tools – A team of open source enthusiasts is putting together instructions for how to build 50 tools essential to establishing or reestablishing a civilization.

T.E.D. Video


[55:32] Professional Video Editor Lightworks Sees Linux Beta Delayed – Lightworks – the Oscar winning video editing software that is in the process of being open-sourced – has had its Linux beta release pushed back. Lightworks had previously earmarked November 29th as the date a public beta of the professional-grade non-linear video editor would become available.


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