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  1. Using the DigiBlue camera in Linux

    by , 14th July 2010 at 12:06 PM (Wandering lonely as a clown...)
    I've just posted a new article about how to get the DigiBlue camera to work for stop motion animation in Ubuntu Linux.

    As the DigiBlue cameras are very Windows oriented, I decided to try and get one to work in a similar fashion in Ubuntu. Sadly, the process isn't quite as fluid but it is a lot more flexible as there are a plethora of software packages available for stop motion editing and video editing, some being ultra-simple (Luciole), others being more complex (Cinelerra).

    Updated 14th July 2010 at 01:15 PM by localzuk

  2. Extreme Webserver Hosting

    , 19th January 2010 at 01:21 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Recently, I was asked by the Headteacher to look into using a centralised system for the internal school display. I settled on Xibo, a system I could set up for little or no cost to the school. Unfortunately I lacked a machine to test it on.

    The end result is a working Xibo install running on a Ubuntu-based Apache webserver. This proof-of-concept test server is installed on my...memory stick?

    No fast hard disk, no large space to store files, just an 8Gb memory stick ...