DivX playback with external subtitle files (.srt)

Ronny Haryanto ronnylist at haryan.to
Tue Jan 10 08:16:32 UTC 2006


On Tuesday 10 January 2006 18:59, Colin Brace wrote:
> Under Fedora, both xine (xine-ui) and gmplayer automatically load the
> corresponding .srt file when you open the .avi and display the subtitles
> accordingly. I've yet to get this to work under Ubuntu with either gxine,
> gmplayer, vlc, or any other media player. Anyone else had any luck with
> this?

Sure. It's working fine here with xine-ui and totem (with totem-xine backend). 
You may need to edit ~/.xine/config and ~/.gnome2/totem_config manually 
(search for "subtitle"). (I don't remember exactly how I did it. It was a 
long time ago back when I was still using Gentoo and I simply used the same 
configs in my home directory when switching to Ubuntu.)

HTH,

Ronny
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