Lionel lionelv at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 00:58:00 CST 2005


Scott wrote:
> On 10/26/2005 09:39 PM, Lionel wrote:
> 
> 
>>Doug Holland wrote:
>>
>>
>>>On Wednesday 26 October 2005 10:26 pm, Tulga wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Hi all
>>>>
>>>>I am using Kubuntu 5.10 with KDE 3.5 beta 2. I want play mpg, avi
>>>>files.
>>>>Which player best?
>>>>
>>>>Regards,
>>>>Tulga.G
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>I'd recommend both xine and mplayer. Kaffeine's a good KDE front end
>>>to the xine engine, I use it a lot. You'll probably want to get the
>>>w32 codecs as well, though I don't know where to download them these
>>>days since the (K)ubuntu people can't legally distribute them...
>>
>>
>>I agree with mplayer, it's by far the best.
>>
>>
> 
> Why does every one love a butt-ugly (circa 1998) GTK1 app so much?
> 
> Go with Kaffeine. If that's not enough then get VLC.

I don't know how anyone can use Kaffeine . . . I haven't yet managed to 
install VLC (I haven't tried on Kubuntu yet). MPlayer is great and tends 
to work easily on everything.

Lionel.




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