[ubuntu-uk] Dirac playback under Ubuntu Edgy

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Thu Nov 2 22:12:12 GMT 2006


Alan Pope wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 09:48:53PM +0000, Rob Beard wrote:
>   
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> With the discussion about the BBC and open standards, I noticed someone 
>> mentioned Dirac.  Its been a while since I looked at their pages and I 
>> see there are packages on Edgy for Dirac.  I have installed the packages 
>> and downloaded some sample videos but I can't seem to find anything to 
>> play them.
>>
>> Does anyone know how I can play Dirac files on Edgy?
>>
>>     
>
> The dirac downloads page lists a patch for mplayer.
>
> http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=102564
>
> So unless someone has compiled and packaged it then you'd need to go get the mplayer source, 
> patch it and compile it yourself.
>
> Cheers,
> Al.
>
>   
Oh I see.  Hmm might leave that until the weekend then.

Rob



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