xubuntu-devel Digest, Vol 82, Issue 19

Scott Moore scottbomb at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 29 16:30:18 UTC 2012

On 07/29/2012 07:00 AM, xubuntu-devel-request at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:
> Parole: I think that parole need some tweaks, it cannot reproduce a
> video, or it take like 20 secs to load a stupid mp4 20 MB file...
> Window resoze breaks aspect ratio and many formats are not played even
> with the xubuntu-restricted-extras installed. Totem used to be a fine
> video player but it suffers some of the same issues of Parole. The
> only video player that never, and i mean NEVER failed to reproduce a
> single video is VLC, but VLC GUI is not as polished as GTK ones of
> Totem or Parole. Maybe a retouched version of VLC should replace all
> video players around, Parole in this case.
That's why I use SMPlayer. Works flawlessly for video. Still prefer VLC 
for music.

Dallas, TX

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