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Old 05-17-2006, 08:28 AM   #1
cupoftea
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Live-Distro that plays videos well?


Barely anything can be played in Knoppix. Is there a live-distro that plays videos well? Just standalone videos that you download, not CDs or DVDs.
 
Old 05-17-2006, 08:47 AM   #2
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Try Ubuntu, I hear it has a great feeling for newcomers and is pretty reliable. You could also try the live cd's for Fedora and Suse.
 
Old 05-17-2006, 08:53 AM   #3
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try pclinuxos, it has all the win32 codecs installed so you can play avi, wmv, quicktime you name the file and it will be playable straight off.
 
Old 05-17-2006, 09:45 AM   #4
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It's all about geexbox
http://distrowatch.com/
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=geexbox
 
  


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