Sockso is an open-source (free) personal music server. It allows you to share your music with friends across the Internet, with a very simple and easy to use interface. Plus, it works in Windows and Linux. For a step-by-step guide to set up and use Sockso, keep reading. …
Netscape recently released version 9.0 (beta 1) of its popular’ish Navigator web browser. Though Netscape has been trailing badly in the ‘browser war’, their latest version may compete with Firefox, Safari and IE. Keep reading for screenshots, features, requirements etc. …
First, a tiny bit of history. You can skip this entirely and just get to the tutorial if you’d like.
Why doesn’t Fedora support MP3 ‘out of the box’?
Fedora cannot include support for MP3 or DVD video playback or recording. MP3 formats are patented, and the patent holders have not provided the necessary licenses. Fedora also excludes other multimedia software due to patent, copyright, or license restrictions, such as Adobe Flash Player and RealNetworks RealPlayer.
That doesn’t mean you can’t play .mp3 files in Fedora, it just takes a bit of work (not much).
If you’ve seen the following screen (or something familiar), follow the steps below and you’ll be playing MP3s in Fedora in no time at all.
This brief tutorial will outline how to enable file sharing in Ubuntu. …
This somewhat brief tutorial will guide you in installing Wine, and then using it to install Windows applications. Though the steps and screenshots are specific to Ubuntu Linux, they will be very similar for most Linux/*nix distributions. …
This tutorial will take you every single step of the way through installing Ubuntu Studio using VirtualBox for Windows. In other words, even your parents should be able to follow along. …
Now that almost everyone knows what RSS is, I figured I’d review a few of the ways you can read RSS feeds. With a heavy emphasis on cross-platform and/or open source, here are 20 (albeit somewhat brief) reviews of the free RSS readers available. Links to download, screenshots and system requirements are included with every review.
|Attensa for Outlook||client|
|Newsgator Online (Ajax beta)||web|
|Vista Media Center RSS Reader||client|
This guide will explain what lossless audio is, how to convert lossless audio files (flac, shn) to mp3, how to burn lossless audio to CD etc. Windows and macOS are both covered. …
This very brief guide will explain how to play FLAC files (and .SHN files) in Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS and Android. …