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Re: [edlug] Linux and Dell





William Anderson wrote:
>
> If an OS doesn't allow DVD watching out of the box, I can see where this
> attitude comes from.  Unless there's a clear guide to watching
> immediately available once you put a video DVD into a Linux machine,
> it's always going to be a bit of an arse to deal with, even if it is as
> simple as installing some extra packages.
>   
I always found that Windows XP never shipped with a decent MPEG2 decoder
or a proper media player, so it was unable to play DVDs out the box either.

Regards,

Billy
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