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Author: Jeff Tranter
Publisher: Bonn ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Linux is increasingly popular among computer enthusiasts of all types, and one of the applications where it is flourishing is multimedia. Take a low-cost hardware platform and add the Linux operating system, which really exploits its speed, and you have a great host for developing multimedia applications. And there's a great variety of free software packages that support manipulation of graphics, audio, and video.
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Tranter, Jeff.
Linux multimedia guide.
Bonn ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, ©1996
(OCoLC)752398130
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Tranter
ISBN: 1565922190 9781565922198
OCLC Number: 36278058
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Multimedia and Linux --
Ch. 2. Digital Audio --
Ch. 3. CD-ROM --
Ch. 4. Graphics and Video --
Ch. 5. Hypertext, Hypermedia, and the World Wide Web --
Ch. 6. General Hardware Requirements --
Ch. 7. The Linux Sound Driver --
Ch. 8. The CD-ROM Driver --
Ch. 9. The Joystick Driver --
Ch. 10. Applications for Sound and Music --
Ch. 11. Applications for Graphics and Animation --
Ch. 12. Hypermedia Applications --
Ch. 13. Games --
Ch. 14. Programming Sound Devices --
Ch. 15. Programming Joystick Devices --
Ch. 16. Programming CD-ROM Devices --
Ch. 17. Using Toolkits for Multimedia Programming --
Ch. 18. Interface and Development Considerations --
Ch. 19. Some Sample Multimedia Applications --
Ch. 20. Conclusions --
Appendix A. What Is Linux? --
Appendix B. Linux Resources --
Appendix C. Source Code Listings.
Responsibility: Jeff Tranter.
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