Chapter 7. Enjoying Multimedia on Mint

Now that we've learned how to get our work done in a Linux Mint system as well as how to maintain it, it's time to show you how to have some fun and relax. Out of the box, Linux Mint comes preconfigured to allow you to enjoy multimedia files such as videos and music. In addition, more applications are available in the repositories to enhance your media even further. In this chapter, we'll take a look at listening to music, playing video files, photo management, and desktop recording.

In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Understanding issues concerning codecs
  • Playing music files
  • Ripping an audio CD
  • Editing MP3 tags
  • Playing video files
  • Playing a DVD
  • Viewing photos
  • Editing photos with GIMP
  • Accessing ...

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