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Re: [vox-tech] Medibuntu
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Re: [vox-tech] Medibuntu

medibuntu is the preferred way to get things such as dvd playback, etc
in Ubuntu. I say it's a must have as well. :)

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 19:44, Bill Broadley <bill@cse.ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> Aaron Brayton wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I was reading some linux related news articles today and came across this:
>> http://www.dailygyan.com/2008/11/10-things-you-should-do-immediately.html
>> Which in turn led me to this:
>> http://www.medibuntu.org/index.php
>> What are your opinions of these?  I can only assume that I have flash
>> and apple codec installed as I watch movie trailers from the apple
>> website, and flash applications seem to work.
> They work for me, flash, java plugin, movie playing and related seem to work well.
>> However, I tried to watch a DVD a few minutes ago and the 20 second MGM
>> banner played, but nothing else.
> Umm, which program ran?  Pretty sure you can set any to install.  Sometimes
> playback is separate from menu navigation, not to mention GUI.  VLC, g/xine,
> g/mplayer, totem, and others are possible choices.
>> I just wanted to get some input/feedback before I downloaded the packs.
> Seems much better than the ugly hacks that people used to run, um, I don't
> even remember the name.  I'd definitely avoid anything that asks you to run a
> script so it can read/write random files on your machine.
> Have you seen https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/PlayingDVDs?
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