DVD Players: Resources

Resources for the December 2003 “DVD Players” print article.



MPlayer: www.mplayerhq.hu

Ogle: www.dtek. chalmers.se/groups/dvd

VideoLAN Client: www.videolan. org

xine: xinehq.de


mencode (available in the MPlayer package): www.mplayerhq.hu

transcode: www.Theorie.Physik.UNI-Goettingen.DE/~ostreich/transcode

dvd::rip (GUI for transcode): www.exit1.org/dvdrip


Burning CD/DVD Under SuSE Linux: seismo.ethz.ch/linux/xcdroast.html

DVD Burning Under Linux (Erik Burrows describes his experiences): www.erikburrows.com/index.php?node=DVD+Burning+Under+Linux

GEAR PRO Linux for DVD/CD-RW/Tape (a very complete commercial package for burning/recording digital media): www.gearsoftware.com/products/ProLinux/index .cfm

Kernel Patches:

Linux Scheduling Latency (Andrew Morton's low-latency patches): www.zip.com.au/~akpm/l inux/schedlat.html

Preemptible Kernel Patches (good things from Robert Love): www.tech9.net/rml/linux

Audio Stuff:

A Comparison of 13 4.1 and 5.1 Sound Systems (a review at the “Tom's Hardware Guide” Web site): www6.tomshardware.com/video/20020325

ALSA (home page for the “Advanced Linux Sound Architecture” sound dr ivers: www.alsa-project.org


DVD Playback on FreeBSD: www.onlamp.com/lpt/a/2710

DVD Resources for Open-Source Development (excellent site, especially for xine users): dvd.sourceforg e.net

DVD Ripping and Transcoding with Linux: www.bunkus.org/dvdripping4linux

Fine-tuning MPlayer (by Arpad Gereoffy): freshmeat.net/articles/view/747

GNU/Linux DVD Player Review (by Jon Kent): www.linuxjournal.com/article/5644

Linux DVD Players (a Freshmeat category review by Catie Flick): themes.freshmeat.net/art icles/view/568

LiViD (home of the Linux Video and DVD Project): www.linuxvideo.org

xvattr (Freshmeat page for the helpful utility): freshmeat.net/projects/xvattr/?topic_id=100125


Similis sum folio de quo ludunt venti.

Geek Guide
The DevOps Toolbox

Tools and Technologies for Scale and Reliability
by Linux Journal Editor Bill Childers

Get your free copy today

Sponsored by IBM

8 Signs You're Beyond Cron

Scheduling Crontabs With an Enterprise Scheduler
On Demand
Moderated by Linux Journal Contributor Mike Diehl

Sign up and watch now

Sponsored by Skybot