[sf-lug] Are there really such frequent updates to Firefox?

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Mar 16 10:49:38 PDT 2011

Quoting Bobbie Sellers (bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com):

> People who are interested ask me why I run Mandriva Powerpack.  In the
> USA the recording part of the entertainment industry insists on
> various protections on the DVDs such as Region codes and other items.
> They have licensed MS to provide these and maybe Apple as well.  By
> getting the Powerpack and paying for it I get the license from a
> company called Fluendo so that I can play entertainment DVDs on my
> computer.

Getting libdvdcss is not at all difficult on _any_ Linux or BSD
distribution.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libdvdcss#Distribution

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