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RHEL local DVD Repo

Posted 04-23-2013 at 04:37 AM by druuna
Updated 05-16-2013 at 04:52 AM by druuna (added rhel subscription link)
Tags dvd, repo, rhel

This article describes how to make a local repository from a RHEL installation DVD.

First and foremost:
Warning: RHEL is not a free product.

To get access to the fully up-to-date repositories (RHN) a paid subscription is needed.

Without this subscription it will not be possible to get security updates and the newest versions of packages.

An alternative for using RHEL would be CentOS or Scientific Linux. Both are free and almost identical
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Posted in General
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mplayer vs vlc

Posted 10-10-2010 at 02:52 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags dvd, mplayer, vlc

I've been a VLC media player user for a long time. But some funny thing happened when I upgraded my gentoo and VLC started lagging extremely hard. I tried everything: from downgrading codec libraries to removing ~/.vlc : nothing helped. The problem was when I was trying to watch DVDs and some avi files, it shown "buffering" on every frame, and, of course, I had a hang of few seconds every time. I've decided to try mplayer, as many people told me it's teh best.
So I emerged mplayer...
Views 3094 Comments 1 Web31337 is offline

Convert DVDs to xvid (avi) using dvd2xvid in opensuse

Posted 01-29-2009 at 02:32 AM by rbkumaran

Dvd2Xvid is free opensource simple easy to use utility to convert DVDs into Xvid video formats. dvd2xvid is a simple GUI for MEncoder aimed at converting DVDs to xvid formats.Read More
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Posted in Uncategorized
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