[blfs-book] r10317 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome multimedia/videoutils

andy at linuxfromscratch.org andy at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jun 12 04:53:23 PDT 2012


Author: andy
Date: 2012-06-12 05:53:14 -0600 (Tue, 12 Jun 2012)
New Revision: 10317

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/multimedia/videoutils/mplayer.xml
Log:
mplayer-1.1

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2012-06-12 02:55:33 UTC (rev 10316)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2012-06-12 11:53:14 UTC (rev 10317)
@@ -1055,7 +1055,7 @@
 <!ENTITY dvb-apps-version             "2012-06-10">
 <!ENTITY ffmpeg-version               "0.10.3">
 <!-- <!ENTITY avifile-version              "0.7.45"> -->
-<!ENTITY mplayer-version              "svn_20120427">
+<!ENTITY mplayer-version              "1.1">
 <!ENTITY xine-ui-version              "0.99.6">
 <!ENTITY transcode-version            "1.1.7">
 <!ENTITY vlc-version                  "2.0.1">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2012-06-12 02:55:33 UTC (rev 10316)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2012-06-12 11:53:14 UTC (rev 10317)
@@ -78,6 +78,9 @@
         <listitem>
           <para>[dj] - Removed X.sh script from profile.d directory.</para>
         </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[abenton] - Updated MPlayer to 1.1.</para>
+        </listitem>
       </itemizedlist>
     </listitem>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/multimedia/videoutils/mplayer.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/multimedia/videoutils/mplayer.xml	2012-06-12 02:55:33 UTC (rev 10316)
+++ trunk/BOOK/multimedia/videoutils/mplayer.xml	2012-06-12 11:53:14 UTC (rev 10317)
@@ -4,17 +4,22 @@
   <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
   %general-entities;
 
-  <!ENTITY mplayer-download-http "http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~krejzi/mplayer-1.0~rc4+svn20120427.tar.xz">
-<!--  <!ENTITY mplayer-download-http "http://anduin.linuxfromscratch.org/sources/BLFS/svn/m/mplayer-svn_20120427.tar.xz">-->
-  <!ENTITY mplayer-download-ftp  " ">
-  <!ENTITY mplayer-md5sum        "f2723e317e5a6935af2460b48c3fa0c4 ">
-  <!ENTITY mplayer-size          "10 MB">
-  <!ENTITY mplayer-buildsize     "178 MB">
-  <!ENTITY mplayer-time          "2.2 SBU">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-download-http
+    "http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/MPlayer-&mplayer-version;.tar.xz">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-download-ftp
+    "ftp://ftp.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/MPlayer-&mplayer-version;.tar.xz">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-md5sum        "ac7bf1cfedc1c5c24bfc83107eefb1d9">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-size          "11 MB">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-buildsize     "183 MB">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-time          "4 SBU">
 
-  <!ENTITY mplayer-skin          "Blue-1.8.tar.bz2">
-  <!ENTITY mplayer-skin-md5sum   "340368f4e33f767d9df109990fb29c02">
-  <!ENTITY mplayer-skin-size     "218 KB">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-skin          "clearplayer-0.9">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-skin-download-http
+    "http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/skins/&mplayer-skin;.tar.bz2">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-skin-download-ftp
+    "ftp://ftp.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/skins/&mplayer-skin;.tar.bz2">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-skin-md5sum   "fd5bda4882d5efb60ae03ee38f9db559">
+  <!ENTITY mplayer-skin-size     "64 KB">
 ]>
 
 <sect1 id="mplayer" xreflabel="MPlayer-&mplayer-version;">
@@ -34,19 +39,15 @@
   <sect2 role="package">
     <title>Introduction to MPlayer</title>
 
-    <para>The <application>MPlayer</application> package contains a powerful
-    audio/video player controlled via the command line or graphical interface
-    which is able to play almost every popular audio and video file format. With 
-    supported video hardware and additional drivers, <application>MPlayer</application> can
-    play video files without an <application>X Window System</application>
-    installed.</para>
+    <para>
+      <application>MPlayer</application> is a powerful audio/video player
+      controlled via the command line or graphical interface which is able to
+      play almost every popular audio and video file format. With supported
+      video hardware and additional drivers, <application>MPlayer</application>
+      can play video files without an <application>X Window System</application>
+      installed.
+    </para>
 
-    <para>For <application>MPlayer</application> general information and
-    available features, including a full list of file formats, codecs and
-    output devices supported by <application>MPlayer</application>, visit the
-    <ulink url="http://www.mplayerhq.hu/">
-    <application>MPlayer</application> web site</ulink>.</para>
-    
     &lfs71_checked;
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
@@ -72,90 +73,59 @@
     </itemizedlist>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
-<!--
-    <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
-      <title>Patches</title>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Required Patch: <ulink
-        url="http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/patches/asmrules_fix_20061231.diff"/></para>
-      </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Required Patch: <ulink
-        url="http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/patches/cddb_fix_20070605.diff"/></para>
-      </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Required Patch: <ulink
-        url="&patch-root;/MPlayer-&mplayer-version;-ext_ffmpeg-1.patch"/></para>
-      </listitem>
-    </itemizedlist>
--->
 
     <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
       <title>Skins</title>
       <listitem>
-        <para>Default GUI skin: <ulink
-        url="http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/skins/&mplayer-skin;"/></para>
+        <para>
+          GUI skin (HTTP): <ulink url="&mplayer-skin-download-http;"/>
+        </para>
       </listitem>
       <listitem>
-        <para>Download MD5 sum: &mplayer-skin-md5sum;</para>
+        <para>GUI skin (FTP): <ulink url="&mplayer-skin-download-ftp;"/></para>
       </listitem>
       <listitem>
-        <para>Download size: &mplayer-skin-size;</para>
+        <para>Skin MD5 sum: &mplayer-skin-md5sum;</para>
       </listitem>
       <listitem>
-        <para>Additional skins: <ulink
-        url="http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/skins/"/></para>
+        <para>Skin size: &mplayer-skin-size;</para>
       </listitem>
-    </itemizedlist>
-<!--
-    <itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
-      <title>Fonts</title>
       <listitem>
-        <para>Prerendered fonts: <ulink
-        url="http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/fonts/&mplayer-font;.tar.bz2"/></para>
+        <para>
+          Alternative skins:
+          <ulink url="http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/skins/"/>
+        </para>
       </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Download MD5 sum: &mplayer-font-md5sum;</para>
-      </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Download size: &mplayer-font-size;</para>
-      </listitem>
-      <listitem>
-        <para>Additional fonts: <ulink
-        url="http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/fonts/"/></para>
-      </listitem>
     </itemizedlist>
--->
-    <para>Skins are not required to build and use <application>MPlayer
-    </application>.</para>
 
+    <note>
+      <para>
+        Skins are only required to use the Gtk+ 2 user interface.
+      </para>
+    </note>
+
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">MPlayer Dependencies</bridgehead>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
-    <para role="required">
-    <xref linkend="yasm"/>
-    </para>    
-    
+    <para role="required"><xref linkend="yasm"/></para>
+
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
-    <para role="recommended">
-    <xref linkend="x-window-system"/>
-    </para>
-    
+    <para role="recommended"><xref linkend="gtk2"/></para>
+
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional Input Drivers and Libraries</bridgehead>
     <para role="optional">
-    <xref linkend="cdparanoia"/>,
-    <xref linkend="samba3"/>,
-    <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/developers/libbluray.html">libbluray</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/libcdio/">libcdio</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://www.live555.com/mplayer/">LIVE555 Streaming Media</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://rtmpdump.mplayerhq.hu/">RTMPDump</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://code.google.com/p/vstream-client/">TiVo vstream client</ulink> and
-    <ulink url="http://www.xmms.org/">XMMS</ulink>
-    <!-- Mplayer can only use internal versions of these at the moment:
-    <xref linkend="libdvdread"/>,
-    <xref linkend="libdvdnav"/>,
-    <xref linkend="libdvdcss"/>,
-    -->
+      <xref linkend="cdparanoia"/>,
+      <xref linkend="samba3"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libdvdread"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libdvdnav"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libdvdcss"/>,
+      <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/developers/libbluray.html">libbluray</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/libcdio/">libcdio</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://www.live555.com/mplayer/">LIVE555 Streaming Media</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://rtmpdump.mplayerhq.hu/">RTMPDump</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://code.google.com/p/vstream-client/">TiVo vstream client</ulink>
+        and
+      <ulink url="http://www.xmms.org/">XMMS</ulink>
     </para>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional Audio Output Drivers and Libraries</bridgehead>
@@ -163,7 +133,7 @@
       <xref linkend="alsa"/>,
       <!-- <xref linkend="arts"/>, -->
       <xref linkend="esound"/>,
-      <xref linkend='pulseaudio'/>,  
+      <xref linkend='pulseaudio'/>,
       <xref linkend="sdl"/>,
       <ulink url="http://jackaudio.org/">JACK</ulink>,
       <ulink url="http://openal.org/">OpenAL</ulink> and
@@ -172,48 +142,47 @@
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional Video Output Drivers and Libraries</bridgehead>
     <para role="optional">
-    <xref linkend="aalib"/>,
-    <xref linkend="libpng"/>,
-    <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
-    <xref linkend="libmng"/>,
-    <xref linkend="giflib"/>,
-    <ulink url="http://www.directfb.org/">DirectFB</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://sam.zoy.org/projects/libcaca/">libcaca</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://www.svgalib.org/">SVGAlib</ulink> and
-    <xref linkend="openjpeg"/>
+      <xref linkend="aalib"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libpng"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libmng"/>,
+      <xref linkend="giflib"/>,
+      <ulink url="http://www.directfb.org/">DirectFB</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://sam.zoy.org/projects/libcaca/">libcaca</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://www.svgalib.org/">SVGAlib</ulink> and
+      <xref linkend="openjpeg"/>
     </para>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional CODECs</bridgehead>
     <para role="optional">
-    <xref linkend="libmad"/>,
-    <xref linkend="LZO"/>,
-    <xref linkend="speex"/>,
-    <xref linkend="libtheora"/>,
-    <xref linkend="mpg123"/>,
-    <xref linkend="liba52"/>,
-    <xref linkend="faac"/>,
-    <xref linkend="faad2"/>,
-    <xref linkend="libdv"/>,
-    <xref linkend="xvid"/>,
-    <xref linkend="libvpx"/>,
-    <xref linkend="lame"/>,
-    <ulink url="ftp://ftp.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/0.8.2/contrib/toolame-02m-beta8.tar.bz2">tooLAME</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/twolame/">TwoLAME</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="https://launchpad.net/libgsm">libgsm</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/developers/libdca.html">libdca</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://www.musepack.net/">libmpcdec</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/opencore-amr/">OpenCore Adaptive Multi Rate</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://www.broadcom.com/support/crystal_hd/">CrystalHD</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/developers/x264.html">x264</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://diracvideo.org/download/dirac-research/">Dirac</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://diracvideo.org/download/schroedinger/">Schroedinger</ulink>,
-    <ulink url="http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=NUT">libnut</ulink>
-    
-    <!-- MPlayer can only use an internal version of this at the moment
-    <xref linkend="ffmpeg"/> -->
-    
+      <xref linkend="libmad"/>,
+      <xref linkend="LZO"/>,
+      <xref linkend="speex"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libtheora"/>,
+      <xref linkend="mpg123"/>,
+      <xref linkend="liba52"/>,
+      <xref linkend="faac"/>,
+      <xref linkend="faad2"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libdv"/>,
+      <xref linkend="xvid"/>,
+      <xref linkend="libvpx"/>,
+      <xref linkend="lame"/>,
+      <ulink url="ftp://ftp.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/0.8.2/contrib/toolame-02m-beta8.tar.bz2">tooLAME</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/twolame/">TwoLAME</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="https://launchpad.net/libgsm">libgsm</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/developers/libdca.html">libdca</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://www.musepack.net/">libmpcdec</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/opencore-amr/">OpenCore
+        Adaptive Multi Rate</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://www.broadcom.com/support/crystal_hd/">CrystalHD</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/developers/x264.html">x264</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://diracvideo.org/download/dirac-research/">Dirac</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://diracvideo.org/download/schroedinger/">Schroedinger</ulink>,
+      <ulink url="http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=NUT">libnut</ulink>
+      <!-- MPlayer can only use an internal version of this at the moment
+      <xref linkend="ffmpeg"/> -->
     </para>
-    
+
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional Miscellaneous Dependencies</bridgehead>
     <para role="optional">
       <xref linkend="fontconfig"/>,
@@ -225,52 +194,21 @@
       <ulink url="http://www.ladspa.org/">LADSPA</ulink>,
       <ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/bs2b/">libbs2b</ulink>,
       <ulink url="http://www.lirc.org/">LIRC</ulink> and
-      <ulink url="http://www.dolda2000.com/~fredrik/lirccd/">LIRC Client Daemon</ulink>, 
-      <xref linkend="libxslt"/> (required to build the HTML documentation), 
-      <xref linkend="DocBook"/> (required to build the HTML documentation) and 
+      <ulink url="http://www.dolda2000.com/~fredrik/lirccd/">LIRC Client Daemon</ulink>,
+      <xref linkend="libxslt"/> (required to build the HTML documentation),
+      <xref linkend="DocBook"/> (required to build the HTML documentation) and
       <xref linkend="docbook-xsl"/> (required to build the HTML documentation)
     </para>
-    
-    <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
-    <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/mplayer"/></para>
 
+    <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
+      User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/mplayer"/>
+    </para>
   </sect2>
 
   <sect2 role="installation">
     <title>Installation of MPlayer</title>
 
-<!-- MPlayer can play most filetypes without this
     <sect3>
-      <title>CODEC Installation (Optional)</title>
-
-      <para>If you downloaded the binary CODECs, extract them to 
-      <filename class="directory">/usr/lib/mplayer/codecs</filename> using the 
-      following commands as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> 
-      user (substitute and/or add different CODEC filenames, if necessary):</para>
-
-<screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -d -m755 /usr/lib/mplayer/codecs &&
-tar -xvf ../&mplayer-codec; \
-    -C /usr/lib/mplayer/codecs -strip-components=1 &&
-chown -v -R root:root /usr/lib/mplayer/codecs</userinput></screen>
-
-      <para>If you installed any CODECs, ensure you add
-      <option>-codecsdir=/usr/lib/mplayer/codecs</option>
-      to the <command>configure</command> script.</para>
-
-    </sect3>
--->
-<!-- No longer needed
-    <sect3>
-      <title>Installing OSD and Subtitles Support (Optional)</title>
-
-      <para>To enable OSD (On Screen Display) and subtitles support, add
-	<option>-enable-menu</option> to the <command>configure</command>
-      script. You'll also need to set up at least one font (see font
-      installation instructions a little later).</para>
-
-    </sect3>
--->
-    <sect3>
       <title>Main MPlayer Installation</title>
 
       <note>
@@ -278,140 +216,93 @@
         optimizations.</para>
       </note>
 
-      <para>You may wish to examine the output from
-      <command>./configure --help</command> to find out what additional
-      parameters to <command>configure</command> are needed to include
-      the dependencies you have installed on your system.</para>
+      <para>
+        You may wish to examine the output from
+        <command>./configure --help</command> to find out what additional
+        parameters to <command>configure</command> are needed to include the
+        dependencies you have installed on your system.
+      </para>
 
-      <para>Install <application>MPlayer</application> by running the following
-      commands:</para>
-<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
-            --confdir=/etc/mplayer \
+      <para>
+        Install <application>MPlayer</application> by running the following
+        commands:
+      </para>
+
+<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr            \
+            --confdir=/etc/mplayer   \
             --enable-dynamic-plugins \
-	    --enable-menu \
-	    --enable-gui &&
+            --enable-menu            \
+            --enable-gui             &&
 make</userinput></screen>
 
       <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
 
-      <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
+      <para>
+        Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
+      </para>
 
-<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &&</userinput></screen>
+<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
 
-<para>To build and install the HTML documentation, run as 
-<systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>:</para>
+      <para>
+        To build and install the HTML documentation, run as
+        <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>:
+      </para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>make doc &&
 install -d /usr/share/doc/mplayer-&mplayer-version; &&
 cp -v DOCS/HTML/en/* /usr/share/doc/mplayer-&mplayer-version;</userinput></screen>
 
-      <para>You will need <filename>codecs.conf</filename> only if you want to
-      change its properties, as the main binary contains an internal copy of
-      it. Ensure any changes you make to <filename>codecs.conf</filename>
-      achieve the desired results, as incorrect entries in this file have been
-      known to cause errors and render the player unusable. If necessary,
-      create the file using the following command.</para>
+      <para>
+        You will only need <filename>codecs.conf</filename> if you want to
+        change its properties, as the main binary contains an internal copy of
+        it. Ensure any changes you make to <filename>codecs.conf</filename>
+        achieve the desired results, as incorrect entries in this file have been
+        known to cause errors and render the player unusable. If necessary,
+        create the file as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
+        user:
+      </para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -m644 etc/codecs.conf /etc/mplayer</userinput></screen>
 
-      <para>You may alternatively want to copy all the default configuration files to
-      <filename class='directory'>/etc/mplayer</filename> for future reference
-      or more customization ability.</para>
+      <para>
+        You may alternatively want to copy all the default configuration files
+        to <filename class='directory'>/etc/mplayer</filename> for future
+        reference or more customization ability. As the
+        <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
+      </para>
 
 <screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -m644 etc/*.conf /etc/mplayer</userinput></screen>
-
-      <!-- Is this needed?
-      <para><application>MPlayer</application> requires that the RTC run at a
-      frequency of 1024 Hz.  Make this setting change at boot-time by adding
-      a line to <filename>/etc/sysctl.conf</filename>:</para>
-      
-<screen role="root"><userinput>echo "dev.rtc.max-user-freq=1024" >> /etc/sysctl.conf</userinput></screen>
-       -->
-       
     </sect3>
 
     <sect3>
       <title>Skin Installation (Optional)</title>
 
-      <para>To enable the GTK frontend of <application>MPlayer</application>, 
-      you'll need to install at least one skin. Extract the desired skin and 
-      create the default location (as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> 
-      user):</para>
-      
-<!-- moved from within screen.../screen but kept in case ever needed.
- we are already root ; almost everything in the skin is a graphic
-chown -v -R root:root /usr/share/mplayer/skins/Blue &&
-chmod -v 755 /usr/share/mplayer/skins/Blue{,/icons} &&-->
-<screen role="root"><userinput>tar -xvf ../&mplayer-skin; \
-    -C /usr/share/mplayer/skins &&
-ln -sfv Blue /usr/share/mplayer/skins/default</userinput></screen>
+      <para>
+        To enable the Gtk+ 2 frontend of <application>MPlayer</application>,
+        you'll need to install at least one skin. Extract the desired skin and
+        create the default location (as the
+        <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user):
+      </para>
 
+<screen role="root"><userinput>tar -xvf ../&mplayer-skin;.tar.xz \
+    -C /usr/share/mplayer/skins &&
+ln -sfv &mplayer-skin; /usr/share/mplayer/skins/default</userinput></screen>
     </sect3>
-    
-<!--
-    <sect3>
-      <title>OSD and Subtitles Font Installation (Required if '-enable-menu' Was
-      Passed to 'configure')</title>
+  </sect2>
 
-      <para>The recommended method to set up a font for
-      <application>MPlayer</application> is to link a TTF file to
-      the <filename class="directory">/usr/share/mplayer</filename> directory.
-      For example:</para>
+  <sect2 role="commands">
+    <title>Command Explanations</title>
 
-<screen><userinput>install -v -m750 -d /usr/share/mplayer &&
-ln -v -sf /usr/share/fonts/X11-TTF/luxisri.ttf \
-    ~/.mplayer/subfont.ttf</userinput></screen>
+    <para>
+      <parameter>--enable-gui</parameter>: This option is set to build GMPlayer,
+      a Gtk+ 2 frontend for MPlayer.
+    </para>
 
-      <para>There are several other ways to set up a font package. To use a
-      prerendered <application>MPlayer</application> font package, extract
-      and link one of the font tarballs using the following commands:</para>
-
-<screen role="root"><userinput>tar -xvf ../&mplayer-font;.tar.bz2 \
-    -C /usr/share/mplayer/font &&
-chown -v -R root:root /usr/share/mplayer/font &&
-cd /usr/share/mplayer/font &&
-ln -v -sf &mplayer-font;/font-arial-<replaceable><font size></replaceable>-iso-8859-1/* .</userinput></screen>
-
-      <para>Available font sizes are 14, 18, 24 or 28.</para>
-
-      <para>Additional information as well as additional methods to set up an
-      <application>MPlayer</application> font package can be found at <ulink
-      url="http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en/subosd.html#mpsub-install"/>.</para>
-
-    </sect3>
-    -->
-    
-    <!--
-      Following section should be removed after BLFS-6.2.
-      Current Udev creates persistent cd/dvd links automatically
-    <sect3>
-      <title>Installation for DVD Playback (Optional)</title>
-
-      <para>If you want DVD playback with <application>MPlayer</application>,
-      you need to ensure a link exists between your DVD drive and
-      <filename>/dev/dvd</filename>. This process is described in the
-      <ulink url="&lfs-root;/chapter07/symlinks.html">Creating custom
-      symlinks to devices</ulink> section in LFS. The user must be part
-      of the <systemitem class="groupname">cdrom</systemitem> group in
-      order to use the device.</para>
-
-    </sect3>
-    -->
+    <para>
+      <parameter>--enable-menu</parameter>: This option is set to enable the
+      on-screen display.
+    </para>
   </sect2>
-    
-  <sect2 role="commands">
-    <title>Command Explanations</title>
-    
-    <para><parameter>--enable-gui</parameter>: This option is set to build GMPlayer,
-    a GTK frontend for MPlayer.</para>
-    <para><parameter>--enable-menu</parameter>: This option is set to enable the
-    on-screen-display.</para>
-    <!--
-    <para><parameter>-codecsdir=/usr/lib/mplayer/codecs</parameter>: Use this option 
-    if you installed the binary codecs.</para>
-    -->
-    
-  </sect2>
 
   <sect2 role="configuration">
     <title>Configuring MPlayer</title>
@@ -429,22 +320,23 @@
       <indexterm zone="mplayer mplayer-config">
         <primary sortas="e-etc-mplayer">/etc/mplayer/*</primary>
       </indexterm>
-
     </sect3>
 
     <sect3>
       <title>Configuration Information</title>
 
-      <para>Typically, there's no configuration required for the system-wide
-      files in <filename class='directory'>/etc/mplayer</filename> (in fact,
-      this directory is empty unless you copied the default files as mentioned
-      above). Configuration can be accomplished by choosing the configuration
-      button located on the <application>MPlayer</application> GUI. Any
-      configuration changes made in the GUI will be saved in the user's
-      <filename class='directory'>~/.mplayer</filename> directory.</para>
+      <para>
+        Typically, there's no configuration required for the system-wide files
+        in <filename class='directory'>/etc/mplayer</filename> (in fact, this
+        directory is empty unless you copied the default files as mentioned
+        above). Configuration can be accomplished by choosing the configuration
+        button located on the <application>MPlayer</application> GUI. Any
+        configuration changes made in the GUI will be saved in the user's
+        <filename class='directory'>~/.mplayer</filename> directory.
+      </para>
     </sect3>
   </sect2>
-  
+
   <sect2 role="content">
     <title>Contents</title>
 
@@ -459,7 +351,7 @@
         <seg>
           /etc/mplayer,
           /usr/lib/mplayer,
-          /usr/share/mplayer and 
+          /usr/share/mplayer and
           /usr/share/doc/mplayer
         </seg>
       </seglistitem>
@@ -473,9 +365,10 @@
       <varlistentry id="gmplayer">
         <term><command>gmplayer</command></term>
         <listitem>
-          <para>is a symlink to <command>mplayer</command> which
-          brings up the GTK frontend of
-          <application>MPlayer</application>.</para>
+          <para>
+            is a symlink to <command>mplayer</command> which brings up the
+            Gtk+ 2 frontend of <application>MPlayer</application>.
+          </para>
           <indexterm zone="mplayer gmplayer">
             <primary sortas="b-gmplayer">gmplayer</primary>
           </indexterm>
@@ -497,7 +390,9 @@
         <listitem>
           <para>
             is a powerful command line video decoding, encoding and filtering
-            tool.
+            tool that is useful for (amongst other things) ripping DVDs to files
+            on your hard disk (see
+            /usr/share/doc/mplayer-&mplayer-version;/mencoder.html)
           </para>
           <indexterm zone="mplayer mencoder">
             <primary sortas="b-mencoder">mencoder</primary>




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