I was researching this topic for quite sometime. The thing is I am trying to find a distro that has a good dvd playback for one of my computers. I know that it depends more on the player that I use, not distro. But it seems some distros have worse performance than others.
My computer is connected to a home theatre projector. I have tried XBMC, Monomaxos, other distros, even Puppy (which is the best cuz its fast, but can't do proper resolution for widescreen, hence the continuing search for something better). I have tried the usual stuff like gxine, mplayer, gnome player, vlc, etc. The problem can be usually some stutter or un-fixable deinterlacing. And I need a player that support external subtitles, without only naming them like the title of the movie (in my opinion a ridiculous thing to do).
So, anyone ever being in the same situation? Anyone have some experience with that? Anyone know of a distro specifically for watching DVDs etc.? Please, any opinions are welcome.
My specs are ok for DVD playback (AMD64 4600+, ATI X1900XTX, 1GB). Projector is doing 1280x720.
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on Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:46, edited 1 time in total.