is there a good alternative to totem?

Michael R. Head burner at
Sun Mar 12 12:22:07 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-03-12 at 11:54 +0000, Tristan Wibberley wrote:
> Michael R. Head wrote:
> > I play DVDs (and many divx-encoded videos) on my fiance's P3-900 laptop
> > without major issues using totem-xine.
> I used to play DVDs on a PII-400 with mplayer using the tdfx x-server on 
> a 3dfx voodoo 3000 (and it pleased me that none of the usual Windows 
> players could cope on that CPU). I don't think gstreamer can manage 
> that, though. Unless it got better in 0.10 from the perspective of 
> framing overheads.

gstreamer's definitely better with 0.10. So much so that I've switched
over to totem-gstreamer on my dapper boxes and haven't looked back. I've
let to upgrade my fiance's laptop to dapper, though. She may stay with

> -- 
> Tristan Wibberley
Michael R. Head <burner at>
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