Multimedia progress

Watching the Bach cantatas

I used the howtos above to add multimedia playback of most of the embedded content you find on Web sites. I did a clean install of Xubuntu and picked up the updated Firefox using the software update when getting online. Adding the linux-686 kernel for Pentium 3 based machines helps a tiny bit with the speed. Prelinking (aka prebinding on MacOS X) also helps large applications such as OpenOffice load from disc more quickly.

Inkscape 0.44 in dapper now

Inkscape, the drawing package that saves in SVG, has been updated to version 0.44 in the Ubuntu 6.06 repository with a much improved layers dialog.

The next phase of the operation is to add sound recording with Audacity and to add some screen casting software…

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