Asia’s Largest Open Source Conference! In Chennai INDIA

Asia’s largest conference on open source, to be held from 19th-21st September, 2010 at Chennai, India (more: http://osidays.com).

OSI Days 2010 is the 7th and latest conference in the rich legacy established by the Linux Asia series of conference in India. Organised by the Forum for Open Source Initiatives in India (FOSII) and the Linux for You magazine (part of the EFY Group), OSI Days serves as the focal point for the convergence of the Open Source Community and Industry in Asia.

The conference is targeted at the Policy & Decision makers in a technological ecosystem – Government, Academicians, CXOs, SMEs, Developers and hardcore hackers. OSI Days 2010 will bring together over 3000 of the finest people in the open source domain together to discuss and confer on varied and relevant topics including:

  • Mobile: App Development, Game Development, Android, iPhone, Symbian & Others
  • IT Managers / Business: Legal, Community Management, Best Practices, Marketing Strategies, Open Web / Standardization, Business Models
  • Cloud Computing: Tools and Platforms, Cloudnomics, Cloud for Dummies & Others
  • Government: Applications, eGovernance , Case Study, Legal
  • Hardware: Infrastructure Management, Security, Semi Embedded Devices, Parallelization, Grid, Multi Core, Multi Threading, Virtualization & Others
  • PHP: PHP 5 & 6, PHP Security, Frameworks, Architecture / QA & Best Practices
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Drupal: Best Practices, Module Development, Theme Development, Scaling/ Management/ Performance & Others
  • Databases: MySQL, NoSQL, CouchDB, PostgreSQL, Ingres, SQLite & Others
  • Java Script
  • Developer / Tools & Techniques

(For details: please See the conference schedule at: http://osidays.com/schedule)

The Call for Papers are open for the conference till June 15th (more: http://osidays.com/call-for-papers). We invite you to come join us in promoting open source technologies and projects by participating at the confernce as speakers and contributing to the knowledge and wisdom at OSI Days 2010.

For any clarifications,
Dhiraj Khare
OSI Days 2010
dhiraj@osidays.com

Schedule at a Glance

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FOSS for Everyone

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Drupal

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Mobile Application Development

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Zend Certification Training

FOSS Awards

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IT Dev Web

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CXO Summit

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Open Source Databases

How to Install Mplayer and Multimedia Codecs (libdvdcss2,w32codecs,w64codecs) in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

MPlayer is a movie and animation player that supports a wide range of codecs and file formats, including MPEG 1/2/4,DivX 3/4/5, Windows Media 7/8/9, RealAudio/Video up to 9, Quicktime 5/6, and Vivo 1/2. It has many MX/SSE (2)/3Dnow(Ex) optimized native audio and video codecs, but allows using XAnim’s and RealPlayer’s binary codec plugins, and Win32 codec DLLs. It has basic VCD/DVD playback functionality, including DVD subtitles, but supports many text- based subtitle formats too. For video output, nearly every existing interface is supported. It’s also able to convert any supported files to raw/divx/mpeg4 AVI (pcm/mp3 audio), and even video grabbing from V4L devices.

Install Mplayer in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

You nned to make sure you have enabled universe,multiverse repositories

Now you need to run the following command to update the source list

sudo apt-get update

Install mplayer using the following command

sudo apt-get install mplayer

or

Click on the following link

apt://mplayer

If you want to open mplayer go to Applications—>Sound&Video—> Mplayer Movie Player

Install w32 video codecs and libdvdcss2 in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

Support for WMV, RealMedia and other formats has been bundled into the w32codecs package. This package is not available from the Ubuntu repositories due to licensing and legal restrictions.To play encrypted DVDs, the libdvdcss2 package is essential.

The following command adds Medibuntu’s repository to Ubuntu. It also adds Medibuntu’s GPG key to your keyring, which is needed to authenticate the Medibuntu packages.

sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list  --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list

sudo apt-get -q update

sudo apt-get --yes -q --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring

sudo apt-get -q update

For i386 Users install Codecs using the following command

sudo apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2

For amd64 Users install Codecs using the following command

sudo apt-get install w64codecs libdvdcss2

Using above download locations you can install most of the mutimedia codecs for ubuntu.

Mplayer Plugin for Firefox

If you want to install Mplayer with plug-in for Mozilla Firefox run the following command

sudo apt-get install mozilla-mplayer

or click on the following link

apt://mozilla-mplayer

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