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Warren just sent me an email saying he is replacing kmplayer with vlc in Final.

Interesting move...

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I've noticed that vlc does a much better job with Realmedia files than the current mplayers and works well for online radio streams & DVD play also. I still use mplayer some, but I use vlc more.

I think it's a good change.

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Good move. I have had better results with VLC
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I always go with The Man.

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Forgot to mention: he said he has finally dealt with the fact that choosing to not install bluetooth or kppp has no effect by simply removing the page from the Installer!

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Jerry3904 wrote:
Forgot to mention: he said he has finally dealt with the fact that choosing to not install bluetooth or kppp has no effect by simply removing the page from the Installer!


Attaboy Warren!

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I'm happy to see Warren choose VLC.

Veetle is 'all about VLC'.

I'm all about VLC (because I'm all about Veetle and H.264).

So, I'd say, AS USUAL, Warren 'gets it'! :clap:

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Vlc is a great choice over Kmplayer. Can't stand the default GNOME Totem other distros use, either...too dumbed down.

Many people migrating from Winders are already familiar with it, too.


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ALRIIIIGHT!!
It is one of the first things I install so.. VERY happy with this!

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Yep

Good idea but since B4 can't install VLC (dependencies issue)...

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