GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
by Graham Williams
20191230 All forms of video viewing are supported by Linux, including video files such as avi, DVDs and SVCDs.
Video players include totem, xine-ui, mplayer, and vlc. totem will seek to install packages for any codecs that are not installed.
The multi-media viewer xine-ui comes with a skinned graphical user interface. Supported keyboard shortcuts include:
gui g pause p full screen f aspect a subtitles . , audio channel + - chapt PgUp PgDn chapt % 0-9 audio sync <- -> Home volume v V enlarge <> M-1,2,3 1:1 aspect s
The following table summarise some of the file format capabilities of various players: