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Finding better graphics support

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Hello again all.

I've recently installed Ubuntu on my PC. After a few days of frustration and irritation I think I'm finally starting to get the hang of it (after all, I'm writing this running on Ubuntu right now with my Belkin Wireless card, took me a week to figure that one out, lol).

Anyway, I just got DVD capabilities up and running and now I have a question.

DVD playback is somewhat scetchy. That is to say it is kind of choppy with fast movement in the scene. The video itself plays smoothly, it doesn't glitch like my player in XP does (where the entire screen stops every fraction of a second), but things like say wiper blades (watching a racing video) will be blurred because they're moving quickly.

Is there a way to improve the playback performance? Is it an issue on the graphics driver side? Sorry if my explanation confuses anyone, it's the best way I can think to describe it.
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Enable all the repositories in Synatptic and install vlc player. It seems to do a better job at playing video then most other players like xine and mplayer. Be sure you have libdvdcss2 and w32codecs installed.
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