AV Linux review: A distro packed with audio and visual applications

In today's open source roundup: A review of AV Linux. Plus: Customize your Bash prompt, and Lenovo releases Chromebooks

These days it seems like there's a Linux distro for every kind of user, including those who need robust audio and visual applications. Linux Insider looks at AV Linux and finds that it's a great tool for content creation. AV Linux comes bundled with a huge selection of audio and visual software.

According to Linux Insider:

With audio and video applications, you often need more than one package, and the assembled collection of multimedia packages in AV Linux is huge. The range of software offerings is a bonus. You do not get lightweight ware that leaves you yearning for more powerful features. The audio-visual tools are mature. Many of the productive apps are custom builds that enhance what you can do with them.

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I haven't used AV Linux, but it seems like a powerful tool if you need an audio/visual workstation. Check out the following links to get more information about it:

AV Linux Site

AV Linux Forum

AV Linux Packages

Customize your Bash prompt

Linux.com has a tutorial on how to tweak your Bash prompt.

According to Linux.com:

We can program our humble Bash prompt to display all kinds of useful information, and pretty it up as well. We're sitting there staring at our computers all day long, so why not make it look nice? We will learn how to quickly test new configurations and quickly reverse them, how to make nice colors, how to display different types of information, customize it for different users, and make a multi-line prompt.

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