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In case you missed them the first time around, we're replaying some of the best articles from 2012. This time - Linux: Read this first! By Phil Rhodes

The slightest mention of Lightworks for Linux sparks a frenzy of interest across the web. Now that Alpha testing is underway, some reviews have started to appear.

Here's a rare peek into the complexities you might encounter when writing NLE software for Linux. It's a constantly shifting platform, and even the most subtle changes can cause headaches for developers. But there's a good outcome: having solved the problem, the NLE code is more robust than ever. (This is also a good introduction into how a modern NLE copes with Long GOP footage). Lightworks Lead Developer Rob Fearnside shares his insights

Is this the most important new computer for a decade?

Published in Business

Is this the most important new computer for a decade? It might not sound a likely candidate for that award. It's not very powerful. It's made of plastic. You can't run your favourite applications on it. You certainly can't use it to edit video. And yet, for reasons I'll explain below, I think it's pretty important.

BeOS: The Media Operating System

Published in Technology & Computing

I've always liked "minority" operating systems. I'm amazed at how economical they can be with resources, and how they cope with the diversity of systems that they run on.

Lightworks for Linux: The Developer's Story

Published in Technology & Computing

Lightworks for Linux is approaching its public testing phase. Lead Developer Rob Fearnside answers our questions about how it got to this stage

Big news for news for Linux fans: Editshare has today announced it aims to release a public Beta version before the end of the first quarter of 2013. Now, everyone will be able to try Lightworks for Linux

Linux and OS X: Ardour DAW now supports video playback

Published in Audio

This high-end Linux and OS X Digital Audio Workstation now supports video playback. Chris Erswell reports

Dell have announced that their linux based XPS13 ultrabook (codenamed "Sputnik") that was launched in the US last November is being updated and launched in Europe. It's a powerful spec, probably intended for developers - but it could be ideal for Lightworks

On first blush, it seemed like an April Fool's Day joke, but it's real: Magic Lantern has discovered how to run Linux on Canon EOS cameras, opening the door to new innovations.

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