Video players

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Tue Jun 4 00:23:27 UTC 2013


On Sun, June 2, 2013 1:24 pm, Jimmy Sjölund wrote:

>   gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad
> gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
>   parole
>
> Perhaps these packages (or similar) are added automatically for later
> releases?

I know we do add the libav-extra series of packages, but I am not sure if
we would do that. I will take a look at what xubuntu is set up for. I can
at least match that.
>
> After all my years using different distributions Totem has been consistent
> in causing trouble for several different video types I try to launch.
> Like
> HZN I end up with mplayer and VLC, but to quickly check my own recorded
> videos Xine does the trick.

I have also found I end up loading most of the video players I can find
just to play whatever I find to download. Xine has been the oldest and
most consistent for me.



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