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you should give Mplayer a shot

you can download a GUI frontend for it, like SMplayer, or KMplayer, etc...there are several, i find smplayer to be one of the better, and i do believe mplayer would play a brick if you found a way to mount it

to be kind, firefox 3 and 4 weren't very good in linux distro's...it is a shame as it was a great browser (it's still a great browser in windows, in linux its rather slow imho), i prefer chromium or google's chrome (google's chrome does offer a rpm installation for fedora/redhat.)

must have programs? well i would definitely recommend setting up lm_sensors and conky ,i do believe lm_sensors already comes preinstalled in fedora, if not, shouldn't be to hard to get, i'm not familar with fedora's package manager, so i don't remember its syntax sorry, but i do believe it has a "add/remove program" graphical frontend for it tho.

for cd/dvd burning, i personally like kb3 (if you install this, it will install several KDE libraries, so it might be worth it to install the entire KDE desktop and give that a shot while you're at it ).

as for handling the power each time i'm in it...i can say this about it, i get frustrated when i'm in windows cause i miss it
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OP: I think the only way to get bluray playback right now is through a work around in which you stream it from a decryptor (like MakeMKV) into a player. Personally, I just flat-out make an mkv and then use SMplayer with AF and AA maxed out through my GPU. IDK. To me it gets rid of or at least limits that annoying noise effect that many players leave in.

You might need to set a cache size (in kBs I think) though to make things smoother. Tweak around SMplayer till you find the settings you like because it's worth it.

PS: Why are you using Fedora12? Or did I miss something? Fedora 14 is out so I figured if you got a decent connection why not get that?
     
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post #13 of 21
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PS: Why are you using Fedora12? Or did I miss something? Fedora 14 is out so I figured if you got a decent connection why not get that?
I believe he used a livecd that came with Linux for Dummies.

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also... fedora doesnt have sudo set up by default, so he would have to su then run yum install vlc not sudo yum install vlc
I had a feeling it was like that, never really used Fedora haha.

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to be kind, firefox 3 and 4 weren't very good in linux distro's...it is a shame as it was a great browser (it's still a great browser in windows, in linux its rather slow imho), i prefer chromium or google's chrome (google's chrome does offer a rpm installation for fedora/redhat.)
I used to use chromium over FF3. I tried the betas of FF4 and thought they were awful. The release however I think is phenomenal, very fast on my system.

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I used to use chromium over FF3. I tried the betas of FF4 and thought they were awful. The release however I think is phenomenal, very fast on my system.

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i have the RC of 4, haven't bothered getting the actual release, as i'm not convinced it will be any different if it is, kudo's to Mozilla.

i honestly feel that the Open Source community for a long time has gotten shafted by Mozilla, with crappy windows port...it is pretty sad state of affairs when windows Firefox in wine runs 10x better than the native firefox...for the time being unless something changes drastically (i will try out the official release), chrome/chromium will continue to get my support in linux.
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lol chromium > chrome thought we already all agreed on that!

i use firefox in windows and its fairly good... but since ive been using chromium in linux its quite nice tried iceweasel a little bit and it felt horrid... probably just cause of lack of configuration... but it did seg fault when i tried to play quakelive XD fail
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See also the guides in my sig, which fully cover Fedora.
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If VLC can't play it (any format in general), I don't know what would.
...mplayer
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yeah, mplayer and vlc are top 2 in everyones books i think haha
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...mplayer
Well yeah, I wasn't excluding other players specifically. s/mplayer and vlc are pretty much down to preference, and perform equally in my opinion. It's just sort of something I say, like 'if GIMP can't display it, the format doesn't exist.' You could probably edit a word document in GIMP.
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