Some thoughts after finished installation
lfs at sis-domain.demon.co.uk
Tue Oct 16 16:03:12 PDT 2001
In message <20011016235304.A1894 at markcomp.hymers.org.uk>, Mark Hymers
<markh at linuxfromscratch.org> writes
>On Wed, 17, Oct, 2001 at 01:54:18AM +0200, Fabio Fracassi spoke thus..
>> > E-Mail: i suggest Sylpheed, it's very good. Or, for the best futures,
>> > Kmail WWW: for sure Konqueror is the best!
>> > irc: i'm using xchat with great satisfation
>> > Ftp: try Gftp, not bad...
>> > For the other things....i'm still looking for something good to play
>> > movies, cd's and mp3.
>> mplayer for movies (migth know mp3's too) the gui is not to far yet, but
>> plays dvd's divx and other stuff fine, without Closed source dll's and easy
>> to setup.
>> xmms or freeamp for mp3/ogg-vorbis
>Can I just check something? Does mplayer play encrypted (i.e. region
>encoded) DVDs? I've been looking for some decent DVD software for Linux
>for some time... If it does, do I need an external library or something
>to use my DVDs? I'd really like to be able to watch Blackadder under
Xine <http://xine.sourceforge.net> is supposed to be quite good,
although I couldn't get it to work under Slackware 8.0. I'll give it
another go under LFS-3.0. The patched (to play encrypted DVDs) version
can be found at http://skyblade.homeip.net/xine/.
Simon <simon at sis-domain.demon.co.uk> PGP: 0x099977D0
No, I didn't lose my mind; it was stolen by aliens.
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