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Old 08-29-2009, 08:11 AM   #1
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looking for a media center

hey folks,
i'm looking for a media center with just one requirement:
I want see too which videos I have seen already.. and which I didn't.

nice to have would be:
play the video from where left off.

does anyone know a piece of software, that does that.
Old 08-29-2009, 01:24 PM   #2
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Miro is the only video player I have come across so far that does what you've mentioned. The only thing is, it's not a media centre.
Old 08-29-2009, 02:17 PM   #3
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Xine is what I use.
It's almost entirely right click and full screen is precisely what it means.
With the control panel visible, you can drag the progress bar to where you left off on a video you were watching previously and begin viewing from there.
Just remember with Xine you have to always think right click to access anything.
A DVD is started by clicking the dvd tab on the control panel and the control panel itself can be hidden.
I have never used GXine, but assume it's the gnome version of Xine.
VLC allows that option also and is a bit more configurable.
I myself only have luck with VLC on certain distro's so stopped using it.
There are enough configure options I will normally say to heck with it before going through all of them trying to fix something and just run Xine.
Dragon is the latest media player for KDE and was called kmplayer.
It's similar to vlc and also allows you to drag the progress bar to the place you wish to start viewing.


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