[ubuntu-uk] Another happy Ubuntu user :-)
moogman at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 11:58:47 GMT 2007
I get the same thing occasionally, and fix it by hitting the play
button until it works :-)
On 11/11/07, Tony Arnold <tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> Chris Rowson wrote:
> >>> Anyway, that's a nice job you did there, when it comes to people doing
> >>> as you said, "word processing and email" Ubuntu really sticks out as a
> >>> green light, mainly because of how suitable it is for that, not all pc's
> >>> are for the power user *cough Slackware *cough* and it's nice to see
> >>> someone that is finding Ubuntu a comfortable distro to use.
> > I recently tested Linux Mint (basically Ubuntu with gnome-main-menu
> > and all the codecs preinstalled) on a non-techie user (my other half
> > in fact).
> I tried Mint recently in a virtual machine on my desktop. I had problems
> watching NASA TV (it was during the recent shuttle mission). It would
> start up, make the connection and then stop playing. Looks like it was
> using mplayer to do all this. I had the same problem with mplayer on
> gutsy. Did you ever try this and have any success?
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