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Linux.conf.au Talks Available Online 48

An anonymous reader writes "Despite the floods, linux.conf.au 2011 went ahead in Brisbane. Videos of the talks given at the conference are available via blip.tv. Highly recommended are Vint Cerf's keynote and Keith Packard's talk on X and the future of Linux graphics."
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Linux.conf.au Talks Available Online

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  • Sad ... (Score:2, Informative)

    by Schwarzy ( 70560 ) on Sunday January 30, 2011 @10:11AM (#35048876)

    ... that I need access to a computer with ADOBE Flash installed to watch this.

  • Re:Sad ... (Score:4, Informative)

    by DarthJohn ( 1160097 ) on Sunday January 30, 2011 @10:19AM (#35048916)

    Wait, what?

    "I see play episode as:" followed by a combo box with three different formats to choose from: flv, ogg and mp4.

    Also, off to the right is "Files and Links." I expanded that and right clicked on the ogg links and am downloading about 5 videos now. I plan to watch them with totem.

  • by Beelzebud ( 1361137 ) on Sunday January 30, 2011 @01:51PM (#35049856)
    Yeah and then he mentioned that there was still around 500,000 lines of code that "isn't doing very much". It was a great talk overall. I am actually very happy to see that the X server finally seems to be in the process of being phased out, or at least made less mandatory for a desktop system. Things like removing keyboard and mouse input from it are music to my ears.

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