> % "On Linux, there's no decent movie
> % player"
> % ....this quote is really stupid. I
> % mplayer more useful than any windows
> % player. It's the only way for me to
> % divx5 on my machine smoothly.
> % Also, in windows you need to install
> % tons of shit to play various video
> % (at least the last time I used
> % it was like that...realplayer,
> % quicktime, windows media AND windows
> % media codecs.) with mplayer you just
> % need to move a few dlls into a
> % I heard that Xine is very good too,
> % I still need to try it.
> Xine is a little more user friendly than
> MPlayer and has some themes that make it
> look really nice. It doesn't perform
> quite as well as MPlayer though.
I found Xine' interface even more confusing than mplayers. Both work flawlessly for me, but both could use a 'low fat' mode.
They're right, small, fast, complete and simple as
all get out to get up and working. Took less
than two minute to have it compiled and working.