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Lire une video dans une console Linux

Terminal - Lire une video dans une console Linux
mplayer -vo caca foo.avi
2009-05-25 09:29:24
User: farwarx
Lire une video dans une console Linux

Permet de lire une video dans une console, meme sans interface graphique.

Interet limite, mais a connaitre au cas ou.


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Please do not write in any other language than english. It makes for an uneducated impression.

Comment by unixmonkey3808 465 weeks and 3 days ago

How exactly could writing in french be considered uneducated?

Comment by thundernode 465 weeks and 3 days ago


Comment by thebillywayne 465 weeks and 3 days ago

I'm not sure how either, but what's fairly certain is that this guy must know some English. Do man pages come in French? Probably actually, but it's pretty clear with just a cursory glance that this cite is intended for English speakers.

English only here please! It'd be nice to place French contributions on an equivalent French cite. Perhaps you should set one up! :D

Comment by qubyte 465 weeks and 2 days ago

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