To watch a Vimeo in VLC, we need to capture the actual video URL. Firstly, hover the mouse over the video window until the sharing options appear. Then copy the embed code. The Siege 1998 from Dr-Hany Ali on Vimeo. Copy the actual video URL. https://player.vimeo.com/video/145562942https://player.vimeo.com/video/145562942 Then paste this into the Open Network Stream option. …

VLC can be used to record a timelapse video with a USB webcam. I have just done this and it worked a treat when I tried this. Connect your webcam to your computer and run this command to begin recording. cvlc v4l2:// :v4l2-dev="/dev/video0" –video-filter=scene –vout=dummy –aout=dummy\ –intf=dummy –scene-format=jpg –scene-ratio=400 –scene-prefix=snap \ –scene-path=/home/homer/Videos/shots v4l2:// vlc://quitcvlc v4l2:// …

I have had another look at the Ubuntu Unity desktop, I am aware that this desktop environment is not everybody’s favourite user interface, but it deserves another look. I have recorded a Youtube video of the latest Unity desktop and with the MyUnity desktop configuration tool that allows even more configuration of the Unity interface …