The passing of FiftyOneFifty
It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.
FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.
Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.
KFive interviews klaatu of Slackermedia
Hosted by KFive on 2011-06-21 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.
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In this episode KFive does unto klaatu as he has done unto others.
What is Slackermedia?
Slackermedia is documentation providing the information a user will need to create a full multimedia studio from a Slackware base install. Inspired by Linux-From-Scratch, it is intended to be a "distro from text"; a do-it-yourself Linux studio beginning with installing Slackware and ending with what we will call "Slackermedia" with all the custom-compiled and configuration of only the best in multimedia content creation tools that Linux offers and the user requires to achieve their artistic goals.
Slackermedia is not a distribution, and merely builds upon Slackware proper. Slackermedia is not a laundry list of multimedia apps that are half-finished, it is not a blueprint for how to make your distribution contain lots of multimedia apps you'll never use, it is not a series of brainless install scripts. It is a series of tutorials on what a user will need to understand, and how they can go about installing or compiling or configuring important tools like jackd, software synths, soundfonts, gimp brushes, fonts, individual apps, backends like ffmpeg and mencoder, and much more.
NOTE: Slackermedia is currently optimized for Slackware 13.1. A 13.37 version with the 184.108.40.206 kernel is in progress.
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