[TAG] apt sources.list for multimedia
mockingbird at earthlight.co.nz
Tue Oct 14 06:43:13 MSD 2008
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 09:04:48AM -0400, Ben Okopnik wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 05:44:41PM +1300, Chris Bannister wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 05:19:27PM -0400, Ben Okopnik wrote:
> > > _Quite_ the different thing, as I found out last week. Instead of a
> > > music player, it's now some weird client/server thing, with a broken
> > > console-based controller app - and no way (that I could find) to do
> > > anything like 'xmms2 song.mp3' and have it play. Highly aggravating,
> > > that; if you're going to completely change not just the interface but
> > > the very nature of an app, the name should not imply that it's just an
> > > improved/updated version.
> > And the developers had the gaul to moan about the bugs being submitted
> > complaining about how it isn't like xmms. :-(
> Must be because they're French. :) You _did_ notice how 'xmms2' is
> divided into *three* parts?
> ("gall" is ostensibly what the developers have. Perhaps along with
> wormwood, since they're probably bitter about the complaints. :)
mmm ... http://dictionary.die.net/gall
n 1: an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting
or badly adjusted saddle [syn: saddle sore]
2: irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit" [syn:
n : any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia
2. Anything very bitter or grievous; bitterness.
Personification is approved. :)
> > I use moc, myself. :-)
> Oh, *cool!* I'd never run across it before, and since Midnight Commander
> is one of my favorite apps, it makes for an excellent and consistent
> look on my desktop. Thanks!
That prompted me to 'apt-get install mc" cheers for rminding me about
> > I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god
> > than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other
> > possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.
> > -- Sir Stephen Henry Roberts
> [grin] I've always liked that one, but I've seen it attributed to half a
> dozen different people so far.
Yeah, I must have picked up one of the bad ones. :)
I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god
than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other
possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.
-- Sir Stephen F Roberts
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