Archive for the ‘Media Production’ Category

Featured Download: Puredyne Turns Any Computer into a Multimedia Powerhouse

December 4th, 2008 1 comment

LifeHacker’s featured download today is pure:dyne, a LiveCD developed for media artists. | Dyne:Bolic 2.4.2: A live CD multimedia studio

April 12th, 2007 1 comment reviews the multimedia monster LiveCD named Dyne:Bolic.

The Dyne:Bolic distribution is a live CD designed for creating, broadcasting, and publishing all kinds of audio, video, and graphic content. It includes some of the best free and open source tools with which you can compose music, mix video streams, and create 3-D animations.

Customizing Dynebolic version 2

June 2nd, 2006 Comments off has a thorough article on customizing Dynebolic.

Three Sets of Screenshots

May 5th, 2006 Comments off

OSDir has new screenshots up of RR64 3.0RC1, dyne:bolic 2.0 RC, and MCNLive Leuven.

GhostWriter: A Linux distro for writers

January 17th, 2006 2 comments has a review of a LiveCD made for writers.

GhostWriter is a live CD that provides a small number of tools for writers of short stories, novels, and screenplays. But GhostWriter can be used by someone authoring works of non-fiction as well. It’s easy to use and has a small footprint. In fact, there’s nothing to install — you run GhostWriter off a CD.

Categories: Media Production, Reviews

Grafpup Linux live CD for graphic designers

January 14th, 2006 Comments off reviews Grafpup, and ends up liking this lightweight LiveCD.

What would you get if you were to combine good graphic programs such as the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), Inkscape, and CinePaint with other open source biggies such as Scribus and Nvu? The answer: Grafpup Linux, a live CD heaven for all graphic designers.

Categories: Media Production, Reviews

AlienDrive Live CD 1 screenshots

January 11th, 2006 2 comments

Mediainlinux: Path Forward?

December 26th, 2005 Comments off

Slashdot has a little writeup and request for testing from Mediainlinux. Mediainlinux is a LiveCD focused on multimedia developement, and also has a nice Gnome-based Knoppix LiveCD released.

Categories: Media Production, News

An open Studio to Go

October 25th, 2005 Comments off

NewsForge has a review of Studio to Go.

Open source software developer and musician Richard Bown wanted to make Rosegarden, a popular MIDI sequencer for Linux, available to all people, even if they weren’t fortunate enough to be using an open source platform.

Categories: Media Production, Reviews

Dine in geek heaven with Dyne:bolicII

October 20th, 2005 Comments off

Computerworld has an article with a lot of quotes from core Dyne:bolic developer Jaromil about the new features going into Dyne:bolicII. A lot of work is going into the new release, with the latest packages, new scripts, fast customization, and low system requirements.

Jaromil says the main addition to version two, currently in beta, is that it will include all the compiler tools required in order to modify it.

Categories: Media Production, News