Tweet Ok… so I might have made that title up, but hopefully you’ll get the idea. Skype Release Cycle Across Platforms I’ve put together an illustration that makes it clear, from where I am standing, that Linux is regarded as a 2nd class citizen, that does not deserve the love and attention that other platforms [...]
Unfortunately, the software packagers at Amazon have linked their Linux software against the libboost* libraries that were packaged for Fedora 11. Us Fedora users like the newest software available, so I’m sure, like me, you’re all using Fedora 12. If that is the case, then I’m sure non of you are using Amazon’s mp3 downloader – It doesn’t work with Fedora 12
We encode our MP3 files using variable bit rates for maximum audio quality and smaller file sizes, aiming at an average of 256 kilobits per second (kbps). Using a variable bit rate allows us to allocate a higher bit rate to the more complex sections of music files while using a smaller bit rate for the less complex sections.
Tweet I often scratch my head when running into troubles with my Linux system. Thankfully, I’m quite comfortable sat at the command line, hacking away at /etc/[system]/*.conf or with$HOME/.[system]/*.conf. Unfortunately this isn’t much good for newcomers to the Linux world, but that’s for another blog posting. One thing that is becoming increasingly clear to me [...]