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Ubuntu for Non-Geeks, 4th Edition by Phil Bull, Rickford Grant

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Project 16B: Capturing Digital Video with Kino

When you want to transfer a digital image or a digital video from your digital still camera to your computer, you just have to download it from camera to computer. When you want to transfer a video clip to your computer from a digital video (DV) camera that saves its data on tape or from a video stream, however, there is no way to simply drag it from one place to another. You have to capture the video stream to disk while you play it, and to do that you need some sort of software solution. This is usually found in the form of the system's video editor; however, as I mentioned in the previous section, Ubuntu's bundled video editor, PiTiVi, is not yet capable of doing this. This means you will have ...

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