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Novell and Ximian A demonstration of the next release of Novell's Linux for desktops drew cheers and applause Wednesday, although the final version of the software is not expected for some months. Nat Friedman, the company's vice president of Linux desktop engineering, showed Novell Linux Desktop 10 playing videos and MP3 music files, and exchanging music and photos with an iPod and a digital camera, in a keynote presentation at the Solutions Linux conference and trade show on the outskirts of Paris.
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RE[6]: Novell Shows Off
by AdamW on Thu 2nd Feb 2006 02:05 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Novell Shows Off"
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Just to clarify on the above post, the article talks about Banshee, which uses gstreamer as its actual playback engine (well, mainly gstreamer, it can also use helix or xine engines if you choose). Fluendo developed and got the permissive license for the gstreamer MP3 playback plugin in question.

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