Fwd: Re: VLC should be default media player on Xubuntu
amit.bidkar1 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 20 16:25:32 UTC 2019
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Subject: Re: VLC should be default media player on Xubuntu
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 21:53:46 +0530
From: Amit Bidkar <amit.bidkar1 at gmail.com>
To: Joel Carlson <fox7799 at gmail.com>
@pasi: You are 100% correct.
@Rest: Please read architecture and design of XFCE and Xubuntu. We want
On 20/07/19 9:21 PM, Joel Carlson wrote:
> Hi: Because of difficulties with Parole I install VLC when I install
> Xubuntu and make VLC the default in Settings - Removable Drives and
> Media. It probably is a matter of personal choice but I have had
> better luck with VLC. Joel
> On Fri, Jul 19, 2019 at 8:20 AM Pasi Lallinaho
> <pasi at shimmerproject.org <mailto:pasi at shimmerproject.org>> wrote:
> Hello Joel,
> "Parole never works" is not very good argumenting. What in it does
> not work?
> VLC uses Qt as its toolkit so including it as the default player
> would bring in a lot of extra dependencies (literally, another
> toolkit), so it's out of question.
> Additionally, Parole works for all of my purposes very well, for
> example. Again, we would need good argumentation and facts on
> where Parole fails for a majority of our users to even consider a
> switch to begin with. That said, I'm happy that you've found an
> alternative that works for you.
> On 19.7.2019 16.43, Joel Carlson wrote:
>> Parole never works while VLC does so VLC should be the default IMHO.
> Pasi Lallinaho (knome) ›https://open.knome.fi/
> Xubuntu Website Lead ›https://xubuntu.org/
> Xfce contributor ›https://xfce.org/
> Shimmer Project co-founder ›https://shimmerproject.org/
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