media players

Gary Kline kline at
Sat Feb 5 09:46:44 PST 2005

On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 10:57:04PM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 06:15:18PM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote:
> > I am looking for a media player that supports the oss sound driver,
> > easy to install codex, and uses the gtk2 libs ?
> xine is by far my favorite media app and has the best support for
> playing dvds with menus.  It can use win32 codecs pretty well too.  It
> doesn't use gtk2, but still has a very nice gui.  mplayer is also pretty
> good, it can play dvds, but no real menu support that I've seen and
> win32 codecs also work.  It has a gtk2 gui, but I think it's horrible.
> I use just it's plain window interface and just use keyboard shortcuts
> to control it.

	Can you (or anyone!) clue me in on how xine works?
	Apps like RealPlayer just-work{TM}; mplayer has no
	Quit button; xine looks lke something from Pluto.

	(Does xine work with links? netscapr7?  )


   Gary Kline     kline at     Public service Unix

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