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RE: [SLE] DVD playback
  • From: Ole Kofoed Hansen <ole@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 22:19:55 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0212022203310.5829-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2 Dec 2002 KMcLauchlan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> This has nothing to do with the thread, except for your mention
> of "xv", above.
>
> For years, I've been using a screen-capture and bit-map
> edit program called "XV", first on Unix and lately on
> Linux. I don't suppose that the "xv" you mention is
> related in any way?
>
> Now that I think of it, I've probably seen mention
> of "xv" in other contexts (when setting up stuff in
> Linux), and ignored it because I thought it referred
> to the XV that I know. Hmm. I was probably shooting
> myself in the foot, then, wasn't I?

Xv can (as you had figured out yourself) mean 2 different things.

1) It can be the picture viewer and simplistic editor you already know.

2) It can be an extension to XFree86 called XVideo.

Regards

Ole


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