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Old 08-15-2006, 07:44 PM   #1
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View media files


Hi I am real new I have only just signed up. One of my first questions is how do I view media files in Linux. I am brand new to the Linux world and don't have a lot knowledge about getting around the program at the moment.
 
Old 08-15-2006, 07:57 PM   #2
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Hi I am real new I have only just signed up. One of my first questions is how do I view media files in Linux. I am brand new to the Linux world and don't have a lot knowledge about getting around the program at the moment.
This thread is long since dormant/dead
Start yourself a new one in the software forum, and please do add more information; What type of media you are referring to would be a good start...(ie: video? Audio? Images? etc etc)
 
Old 08-15-2006, 08:00 PM   #3
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How to view windows media files in Linux

Can some one help with being able to view windows media files in Linux. I am real new to the world of Linux. I have only just had installed on my computer and don't know my way around it yet to well. So I will need really basic instruction on how acheive this.

Thank You.
 
Old 08-15-2006, 08:33 PM   #4
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you will need to install MPlayer or Xine, if not already installed.
How to install --> which distro?
 
Old 08-16-2006, 09:21 PM   #5
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w3bd3vil I don't mean to sound ignorant but what do you mean distro?
 
Old 08-17-2006, 02:28 AM   #6
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w3bd3vil means which Distribution are you using and there are a lot.....
Like fedora or Suse or Debian or Mandrake or... or...
And then we can start to help you.
But if you already know yum or apt then you just can invoke the following commands to get all the files you will need.
#yum install xine*
and then
#yum install mplayer*
(you will need to do some changes in your repo files, therefor visit www.dag.wieers.com or rpm.livna.org and freshrpms, atrpms)
After you've done that you will be able to play those files.
But remember to have the latest XFree Version and Video Driver.
 
Old 08-17-2006, 04:45 AM   #7
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yum install w32codec

Ermm whats the link with security?
 
Old 08-17-2006, 08:11 AM   #8
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I've merged your threads. Its better to report a thread and ask for it to be moved instead of starting a new one with the same topic.
 
Old 08-17-2006, 04:58 PM   #9
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Hello I am using Suse 10. Hope this helps in answering you question.
 
Old 08-17-2006, 08:33 PM   #10
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Take a look here if you are using Suse. the instructions are for 10.1 but will work fine for 10.0 if you download the packages meant for 10.0.
 
Old 08-17-2006, 10:18 PM   #11
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reddazz where did you the KDE screenshot from I think it looks pretty cool. Is a full theme or something else.
 
Old 08-18-2006, 01:27 AM   #12
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reddazz where did you the KDE screenshot from I think it looks pretty cool. Is a full theme or something else.
The KDE style and window decoration are part of the polyester kde theme from kde-look.org. The color scheme and wallpaper are from the gentoo-artwork package thats available here. The system monitor is cynapses and the weather theme is called liquid-weather++ and they are both available under the karamba section at kde-look.org. The KDE (kbfx) button is also from kde-look.org.
 
  


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