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tmanvest
2016-04-10T20:30:30Z
it looks like windows 10 will be adding a dvd player
Blackhawk8100
2016-04-10T20:49:40Z

it looks like windows 10 will be adding a dvd player

That makes it sound like they'll ship a DVD player with Win10 xD

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2016-04-11T02:20:19Z
I upgraded from Windows 7 and have something called Windows DVD player automagically installed alongside things like the calculator. I think if you upgraded from a version that still had DVD playback, you might gotten to keep it. Not that I've ever used it, I prefer Media Player Classic.

Blackhawk8100
2016-04-11T15:09:01Z
Media Player Classic was always good.
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2016-04-11T17:48:24Z
My PVR software, NPVR, has its own playback, but I've always preferred MPC. Maybe just because I'm used to it, but I rely heavily on both the bookmarking and custom key assignments.
Blackhawk8100
2016-04-11T19:41:14Z
VLC isn't bad...
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2016-04-11T19:59:32Z
VLC is versatile, I keep it around in case a file gets screwed up (bad signal or something) and it's more likely to be able to play anything you throw at it, but I only use it when I have to.
Blackhawk8100
2016-04-11T23:36:51Z

VLC is versatile, I keep it around in case a file gets screwed up (bad signal or something) and it's more likely to be able to play anything you throw at it, but I only use it when I have to.

Eh, it is good as an average media player 😛

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2016-04-12T18:57:56Z
http://liliputing.com/20...anks-ubuntu-windows.html 

There was still a question in my mind about just how much linux stuff would run under this setup. Just CLI tools or guis too? Different articles have used different emphases when describing Ubuntu on Windows. Reddit to the rescue.

tmanvest
2016-04-12T19:28:24Z
guis might work but you will need to trick the system. i started work on getting a gui to run but i kinda ran out of time. all commands available to ubuntu are available to the bash on windows app. that being said even though some "work" meaning they install properly, they tend to not actually work. i would give a couple of months for somebody to come up with a work around for the gui issue. that is if microsoft doesnt restrict bash on windows commands.
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tmanvest
2016-04-13T03:33:04Z
well that solves my display issue. i will try it tomorrow and see if it works on desktop ui like lubuntu
tmanvest
2016-04-15T04:19:47Z
[img=http://prntscr.com/asfej4]This is picture of my desktop when i tried to run the lxde desktop environment as if it were an app[/img]

Fortunz it can be done but it is crap at this point in time. I had a little fun when i did that and it is possible to run any app that you want.

Blackhawk8100
2016-04-15T13:13:38Z
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This is a picture of my desktop when I tried to run the ldxe environment as if it were an app !EDIT!