Introduction to Xine User Interface
The xine User Interface package
contains a multimedia player. It plays back CDs, DVDs and VCDs. It
also decodes multimedia files like AVI, MOV, WMV, MPEG and MP3 from
local disk drives, and displays multimedia streamed over the
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.0
Although this version of xine-ui works with most files, it is
unable to open encrypted (content-scrambled) DVDs with the
current version of libdvdcss.
Xine User Interface Dependencies
xine-lib-1.2.8 and shared-mime-info-1.8
LIRC, and libcaca
User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/xine-ui
Installation of Xine User Interface
Install xine User Interface by
running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr &&
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
make docsdir=/usr/share/doc/xine-ui-0.99.9 install
This package installs icon files into the
/usr/share/icons/hicolor hierarchy and desktop
files into the
/usr/share/applications hierarchy. You can
improve system performance and memory usage by updating
perform the update you must have GTK+-2.24.31 or
GTK+-3.22.12 installed (for the icon cache)
and desktop-file-utils-0.23 (for
the desktop cache) and issue the following commands as the
This parameter causes the Xine UI
documentation to be installed in the versioned directory
that the default
Configuring Xine User Interface
The above file is created and maintainable through the
xine setup dialog
box. The documentation for the configuration settings is located
If you have a DVB TV card, you can watch TV with the command
xine dvb:// and
change channels with the scroll wheel on your mouse.
aaxine, cacaxine, fbxine, xine,
xine-bugreport, xine-check, and xine-remote
is an ASCII art video player which utilizes AAlib as the frontend for the
is a color ASCII art video player which utilizes
CACA as the frontend for
the xine Libraries.
is a frame buffer interface to the xine Libraries.
is a multimedia player designed to play MPEG streams
(audio and video), MPEG elementary streams (MP3), MPEG
transport streams, Ogg files, AVI files, ASF files, some
Quicktime files, VCDs and DVDs.
produces a terse system description and guides you
through the process of reporting a bug.
tests the xine video player
installation for common problems. It tests the operating
system settings, installation of plugins, CD/DVD drive
settings and video support parameters.
is a tool to connect to a xine remote control
Last updated on 2017-02-17 21:16:56 -0600