CHAPTER 6

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Graphics and Multimedia

The Fedora repositories provide an extensive variety of graphic and multimedia applications, including image viewers like Eye of GNOME, advanced image-manipulation programs like GIMP, music and CD players like Rhythmbox, and video players like Totem and VLC. Graphics tools available for use under Linux are listed in Table 6-2. Additionally, there is strong support for multimedia tasks from video and DVD to sound and music editing (see Tables 6-5 and 6-6).

Support for many popular multimedia codecs, specifically MP3, DVD, MKV, and DivX, are not included with the Fedora distribution, because of licensing and other ...

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