Are you a film buff whose looking to become the next Quentin Tarantino? Well, other than having a big dream, a big vision, and a camera, you need an EXCELLENT film editing program. It really make the difference between creating a crappy, home video-esque shot and creating a "Lord of the Rings" bonanza.
Take a look at this tutorial to learn how to edit videos using PiTiVi on Ubuntu Linux. Linux on its own is already a diffuclt system to operate, but this video will guide you through everything you need to know based on the GStreamer framework (an open source video editor).