Note: I meant “Avatar” instead of Pandora in the voice over. Pandora was the planet the action took place on.
A Guide To Playing Blu-rays On Ubuntu Linux
30 Days of Linux: Day 6 – Blu Ray ripping time with MakeMKV and Handbrake
By The Beard Of Zeus! – VLC and libbdplus for Blu-ray Playback
How To – Making a Media Center Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Thanks to the fine folks at phoronix, I caught wind of the VIdeoLAN project making an update to their Blu-ray library, enabling new features such as BD-J Java and more. Just around this time as well, is another project making a splash, libbdplus. This library bounced in and out of obscurity, but finally has seen the light of day. Could this mean live play back for moves you acutually own (see infographic below)?
Quite a nice little perspective on what the situation looked and looks like recently between the ffmpeg and libav camps. libav was created as a fork aside from ffmpeg, and has met both opposition and praise from some. It really depends on how you came across either. For me, I have always known ffmpeg since I heard about it around 2006, and it serves me well. However, some developers prefer otherwise. Be sure to hit up the source link for more.