mplayer / vlcplayer / geexbox media player

Post your suggestions here if there are new features or applications that you would like added to the Ultimate Boot CD.

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Would you like a media player on this disk too?

Poll ended at Sun May 11, 2008 2:07 am

yes, it'd be nice to watch a film while on a break.
no, i'm a consultant paid by the hour and dont take breaks.
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mplayer / vlcplayer / geexbox media player

#1 Post by cyberfella » Fri Apr 11, 2008 2:07 am

I, like most people here, are hugely impressed with this bootcd - to the point where we almost couldn't survive without it. However, I take lunch breaks from the daily grind of IT'ing, and during my lunch breaks, I like to watch the latest episode of my favourite tv shows. How about including geexbox, or vlc player, or your own mplayer based media player on the ultimate boot cd, so we have something to play with during our lunchbreaks as well as the great tools we enjoy using during the working hours?

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#2 Post by Constance » Sun Apr 13, 2008 12:36 pm

Well I guess that would better fit on the UBCD4Win ...
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#3 Post by Icecube » Sun Apr 13, 2008 12:42 pm

Geexbox is a small linux distro for playing music and video files (9 MB or so). But you have to add it yourself, because I think that Victor doesn't want to include it.

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No way

#4 Post by grayfox » Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:30 am

It would take up more space on the CD.
So my vote is no!

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#5 Post by Icecube » Wed Jun 04, 2008 5:30 am

If you burn the UBCD.iso, I would include geexbox too, because you do something useful with the space left on the CD. When you include geexbox yourself, you can add also some extra codecs which can't be distributed freely in some countries (patents).