dvd player/cd burning/multimedia downloading software?

I have been researching different software for playing dvd movies, burning cd's and downloading music and other media.  I am just wondering if someone could give me a  little direction as to which programs are best for each catergory.   I use mandrake 9.   thanks everyone.
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l3v1Commented:
- playing (dvd) movies: mplayer,
- burning cd: k3b, cdrecord & xcdroast,
- download stuff: dc++

imho these are the best for each of the categories

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