If you don’t know about the vlc media player by now, you have been living in a dark, dingy and videoless world so far. I had used it on my windows system in the bad old days and since i am pissed off with the players that come along with the slackware linux on my system for not being able to play flv files and similar obscure video extensions, i got myself the package. All you have to do is to go super user and run the command:
or whatever the name of the package is then and… thats it. Run vlc by typing “vlc” (duh) in the command prompt or making a shortcut on the desktop. As most of you already know, vlc makes an excellent dvd player too, not to mention playing all those flv files downloaded from youtube (using the UnPlug plugin). Shhh!