Commit 98c58930 authored by Alexis de Lattre's avatar Alexis de Lattre

- update of the makefile and stylesheet to support RTF format, build ZIP

  diles for all the formats and have icones in the HTML format.

- started to reread the quickstart
parent 641c96f2
......@@ -2,8 +2,13 @@
<sect2><title>Under Windows</title>
<para>
The videolan client works under Windows 95/98.ME/2000/XP. You can download a Windows
Installer or a Zip file from the <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download.html">vlc download page</ulink>. Execute he Windows installer or unzip the file in a directory to install vlc.
The videolan client works under Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP. You
can download a Windows Installer or a Zip file from the <ulink
url="http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download.html">vlc download
page</ulink>. Execute the Windows installer or unzip the file in a
directory to install vlc.
</para>
</sect2>
......@@ -13,7 +18,7 @@ Installer or a Zip file from the <ulink url="http://www.videolan.org/vlc/downloa
<para>
You can download a Zip file from the <ulink
url="http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download.html">vlc download
page</ulink>. Unzip the file in a directory to install videolan client
page</ulink>. Unzip the file in a directory to install vlc.
</para>
</sect2>
......@@ -21,34 +26,31 @@ page</ulink>. Unzip the file in a directory to install videolan client
<sect2><title>Under Mac OS X</title>
<para>
Download the Mac OS X pachage from the <ulink
url="http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download.html">vlcdowload page</ulink> and double-click on the icon of the package.
Download the Mac OS X package from the <ulink
url="http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download.html">vlc dowload page</ulink> and double-click on the icon of the package.
</para>
</sect2>
<sect2><title>under Linux Debian</title>
<sect2><title>Under Linux Debian</title>
<para>
Edit as root /etc/apt/sources.list and add the following lines :
</para>
<para>
<screen><userinput>
deb http://www.videolan.org/pub/videolan/debian $(ARCH)/
deb-src http://www.videoaln.org/pub/videolan/debian sources/
</userinput></screen>
</para>
<programlisting>
deb http://www.videolan.org/pub/videolan/debian $(ARCH)/
deb-src http://www.videoaln.org/pub/videolan/debian sources/
</programlisting>
<para>
Then type as root :
</para>
<para>
<screen><userinput>
#apt-get update
#apt-get install vlc-gnome vlc-mad libdvdcss2
</userinput></screen>
<screen>
<prompt># </prompt><userinput>apt-get update</userinput>
<prompt># </prompt><userinput>apt-get install vlc-gnome vlc-mad libdvdcss2</userinput>
</para>
</sect2>
......
......@@ -6,24 +6,30 @@
VideoLAN is a complete software solution for video streaming, developed
by students at the <ulink url="http://www.ecp.fr">Ecole Centrale
Paris</ulink> and developers from all over the world, under the <ulink
url="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html">General Public License
(GPL)</ulink>. It has been designed for streaming of MPEG 1 and MPEG 2 videos on
local area networks (LAN), but it can be extended to metropolitan or
wide area networks (MAN, WAN), thanks to the multicast technology.
Paris</ulink> and developers from all over the world, under the
<ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html">GNU General Public
License</ulink> (GPL). It is designed to stream MPEG videos on high
bandwidth networks.
</para>
<para>
The VideoLAN solution includes a server, which can stream video from
various sources (file, DVD, satellite and MPEG 2 encoder), a client, which can
receive, decode and display MPEG 1 and MPEG 2 streams and, if necessary,
a channel server which automatically tells to the client the parameters
needed to receive the stream.
The VideoLAN solution includes :
</para>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para>a server, the VideoLAN Server (vls), which can take MPEG
videos from various sources (file, DVD drive, satellite cards and MPEG 2
encoders) and sends them to the network in unicast or multicast,</para>
<listitem><para>a client, the VideoLAN Client (vlc), which can receive,
decode and display MPEG streams under multiple Operating Systems.</para>
</itemizedlist>
<para>
Here is an illustration of the complete VideoLAN solution :
......@@ -57,10 +63,12 @@ There are three main documents :
<listitem><para>the <ulink
url="http://www.videolan.org/doc/videolan-quickstart/">VideoLAN
Quickstart</ulink>. This document will give you a quick overview of the VideoLAN solution. It will learn you basic use of the client, the server, the channel server, and the Video On Demand system.</para>
Quickstart</ulink>. This document will give you a quick overview of
the VideoLAN solution. It will learn you basic use of the VideoLAN Client, the
VideoLAN Server, and the Video On Demand solution.</para>
<listitem><para>the <ulink
url="http://www.videolan.org/doc/videolan-howto/"> VideoLAN
url="http://www.videolan.org/doc/videolan-howto/">VideoLAN
HOWTO</ulink>. This document is the complete guide of the VideoLAN Solution. It will give you the complete documentation for the VideoLAN Server, the VideoLAN Channel Server, and the different tools.</para>
<listitem><para>the <ulink
......@@ -73,7 +81,7 @@ the complete documentation of this software.</para>
<para>
The up-to-date version of these documents can be found on the <ulink
url="http://www.videolan.org/doc">VideoLAN Web site</ulink>.
url="http://www.videolan.org/doc/">VideoLAN Web site</ulink>.
</para>
......@@ -92,6 +100,9 @@ requires at least a Pentium 400Mhz with 32MB of RAM.
</para>
<note><para>Vlc doesn't work on Mac OS 9, and will
probably never do.</para></note>
<simplesect><title>VideoLAN Server</title>
<para>
......@@ -104,14 +115,14 @@ The VideoLAN Server (vls) can read videos from :
<listitem><para>an MPEG 1 or MPEG 2 file stored on a hard drive or on a
CD,</para>
<listitem><para>a DVD located in a local DVD drive or copied on a hard
drive,</para>
<listitem><para>a satellite card or a Numeric Television card,</para>
disk,</para>
<listitem><para>a satellite card or a digital terrestial television card,</para>
<listitem><para>an MPEG encoding card ;</para>
</itemizedlist>
<para>and stream it over a network to :</para>
<itemizedlist>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para>one machine (i.e. to one IP address) : this is called
<emphasis>unicast</emphasis> ;</para>
......@@ -136,19 +147,9 @@ drive and the network connection.
<para>
Vls works under Linux, Solaris and Windows. Currently, the Windows
vls version of is only able to stream a video from a file. (not from a DVD)
</para>
<simplesect><title>Mini VideoLAN Channel Server</title>
<para>
Mini VideoLAN Channel Server (mini-vlcs) works on Linux only. It
is designed to give to vlc the informations needed to join channels.
Mini-vlcs is a very small program that can run on a very modest machine.
It can run on the same machine as the VideoLAN Server.
Vls works under Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. Currently, the Windows
port of vls is only able to stream a video from a file (not from a DVD
drive).
</para>
......@@ -157,7 +158,7 @@ It can run on the same machine as the VideoLAN Server.
<para>
If you have problems using VideoLAN, and if you don't find the
answer to your problem in the documentation, please look at the
answer to your problems in the documentation, please look at the
<ulink url="http://www.via.ecp.fr/ml/videolan">online archive of the
mailing-lists</ulink>. There are two English-speaking mailing-lists for
the users :
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......@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@
#t)
; Path for the icons
(define %admon-graphics-path%
"")
"/usr/share/sgml/docbook/stylesheet/dsssl/modular/images/")
; Use ID attributes as name for component HTML files
(define %use-id-as-filename%
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all: html ps pdf zip
all: html ps pdf rtf
html:
rm -f *.html
......@@ -7,14 +7,22 @@ html:
mv videolan-quickstart/*.html .
rmdir videolan-quickstart
ln -s book1.html index.html
zip:
zip videolan-quickstart.zip *.html *.jpg
zip videolan-quickstart-html.zip *.html ../../../doc/plan-global/plan-videolan-640.jpg
ps:
/bin/cp ../common/magic-eps.sgml ../common/magic.sgml
sgmltools -b ps -s ../common/stylesheet-print.dsl videolan-quickstart.sgml
zip videolan-quickstart-ps.zip videolan-quickstart.ps
pdf:
/bin/cp ../common/magic-jpg.sgml ../common/magic.sgml
sgmltools -b pdf -s ../common/stylesheet-print.dsl videolan-quickstart.sgml
sgmltools -b pdf -s ../common/stylesheet-print-noicones.dsl videolan-quickstart.sgml
zip videolan-quickstart-pdf.zip videolan-quickstart.pdf
rtf:
/bin/cp ../common/magic-jpg.sgml ../common/magic.sgml
sgmltools -b rtf -s ../common/stylesheet-print-noicones.dsl videolan-quickstart.sgml
zip videolan-quickstart-rtf.zip videolan-quickstart.rtf ../../../doc/plan-global/plan-videolan-640.jpg
clean:
rm -f *.zip *.html *.pdf *.ps
......@@ -33,10 +33,18 @@
<firstname>Bill</firstname>
<surname>Eldridge</surname>
</author>
<author>
<firstname>Anil</firstname>
<surname>Daoud</surname>
</author>
<author>
<firstname>Mathieu</firstname>
<surname>Gautier</surname>
</author>
</authorgroup>
<copyright>
<year>2003</year>
<year>2002, 2003</year>
<holder>the VideoLAN project</holder>
</copyright>
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