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Re: [SLE] newbie video editing
  • From: C Hamel <vgm2@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 08:36:37 -0600
  • Message-id: <200403180836.41699.vgm2@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thursday 18 March 2004 00:16, Steve Lett wrote:
> Hi all,
> I want my grandson to know Linux first and if he HAS
> to then maybe he will learn lesser softwares later.
> So I have him excited about building a Linux box.
> But I need to know some details about what
> software/hardware tools I need to pursue for him to
> use the workstation like he wants to.
> He has DragonballZ tapes (OK, OK, stop laughing,
> he's only 11) and we have a VCR to use. He wants to
> take scenes from the videos and combine them in his
> preferred order, and then set the whole mess to music.
> How do I use the VCR to send the movies to the 'puter?
> I'm assuming there is some kind of video card that
> will let us connect the VCR and rip the video.
> Needs to be as cheap a solution as possible as he is
> cutting grass for the costs. Any ideas about what
> kind of video hardware I need? (using a donated
> Celeron 900 Mhz mainboard and probably have an 8Gb
> drive in the junk bin that I can start him off with)
> What Linux software is out there that handles this
> kind of work? We'll be installing SuSE 8.2.
> Thanks all for any advice.
Have you checked the SuSE hardware database? ;-) I understand that Hauppauge
cards work on SuSE but not sure if that covers v8.2.
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