Some thoughts after finished installation

Fabio Fracassi turiya at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Oct 17 01:15:13 PDT 2001


On Wednesday 17 October 2001 00:53, Mark Hymers wrote:
> 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? 

yes, it does. xine is good, too.

> 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?  

libdvdread, but IIRC its included.

Fabio
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