> Yep. It's astonishing that FC4 ships with half a dozen media players of
> one kind or another, absolutely NONE of which can play anything -- no
> MP3, no OGG, no WMV, no AVI, etc etc. WTF are they there for? You >have
> to install mplayer, <rant>which under FC4 and RHEL has 19 non-installed
> dependencies (I counted them), of which two (libslang and liblzo) have
> to be installed with --nodeps because they rely on some piece of dipshit
> postinstall script which references a facility removed from the C++
> libraries several years ago.</rant> Linux ready for the desktop? I
> don't think so.
with ubuntu , you HAVE to use the unofficial , and unsupported
www.ubuntuguide.org in order to get a system that plays mp3s, wmv and
such like. not ideal (and quite frankly a pain in ar**)- which is
why i'm looking forward to checking out that Opensuse Eval version.
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