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Hi guys . thank you both for your helpful advice and coding tips I have this program "VLC" on a "8daysaweek" opensource CD, its for windows installation. I am new to Linux and I think I will have a look at Ubuntu for non-geeks 4:th edition and Linux in a Nutshell 6:th edition, and come back to you on this VLC installation.
The reason I wanted VLC was that when I played a movie with MINT 10 movie player the movie played erratic and in a very slow fashion. I think this is a separate post though. Cheers and many thanks
Distribution: x86_64 Slack 13.37 current : +others
That's what I do,I RTFM all the time and Google,plus I learn loads from others posts... you just need to be patient and persistent and eventually the clouds will clear away and you will get to smile every time you get it to work... good luck
Cheers rich c , I was wondering what it meant , because when I Googled RTFM this Wikipedia insertion was the first on the list. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RTFM
I have already requested the fine manuals from the local library . Cheers