On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 12:13:08PM +0100, Reinhard Tartler wrote:

> > Hm, my expectation is that I get a user interface when I install a
> > package that identifies itself as a media player. People who want to use
> >
> > Other opinions?
> TBH, I don't see why a media player should need a gui by default.
> Espc. mplayer is usually used without gui IME.

I don't know how others use mplayer, but I've been typing

   mplayer -whatever /path/to/file

for years now, and I never felt the need for gmplayer or any other GUI,
but I'm sure I'm not the reference implementation of "Joe Average User"

However, there's still VLC and smplayer for those who need a GUI.


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