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Old 07-31-2005, 08:47 AM   #1
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Question Can linux play M4a/mp4?


Hello,

I'd just like to know if anybody knows how i can get linux to play mp4's? As i understand it, you can "assign" a music-program to play a particular format, e.g, mp4, ..but so far i have had no luck getting any of the Mandriva music software to play them. Any idea what i must do?
 
Old 07-31-2005, 06:47 PM   #2
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xmms can do it download faad2 read the readme and install files. mplayer can play mp4/aac files to. post back let me know how it goes.
 
Old 12-14-2008, 03:37 PM   #3
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xmms can do it download faad2 read the readme and install files. mplayer can play mp4/aac files to. post back let me know how it goes.
I got linux(i don't know what version) and i got mplayer but i can't play .mp4 files .
I get this error:
Cannot find codec for audio format 0x6134706D
Please help me
And i downloaded faad2 but it's an .exe file and only windows can open it

Last edited by linuxxer8; 12-14-2008 at 03:42 PM.
 
Old 12-14-2008, 04:27 PM   #4
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Linuxxer8 - to find out your version of Linux, run the following command in a terminal:
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cat /etc/*version* /etc/*release*
and post back the results. We should be able to point you to the correct install file and method. And welcome to LQ
 
Old 12-15-2008, 10:28 AM   #5
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Linuxxer8 - to find out your version of Linux, run the following command in a terminal:
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cat /etc/*version* /etc/*release*
and post back the results. We should be able to point you to the correct install file and method. And welcome to LQ
Result:
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[user@localhost home]$ cat /etc/*version* /etc/*release*
cat: /etc/*version*: No such file or directory
Fedora release 8 (Werewolf)
Linpus Linux Lite v1.0.13.E
cat: /etc/lsb-release.d: Is a directory
Fedora release 8 (Werewolf)
Fedora release 8 (Werewolf)
Oh and I got an Acer AspireOne laptop.
 
Old 12-15-2008, 12:59 PM   #6
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Maybe you should check if the win32 codecs for mplayer are installed. I don't know Fedora, but you can use the package manager to check and if it is not installed then install it. Good luck!
 
Old 12-17-2008, 09:15 AM   #7
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Maybe you should check if the win32 codecs for mplayer are installed.
How?

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I don't know Fedora, but you can use the package manager to check and if it is not installed then install it. Good luck!
Where can i download it?
 
Old 12-17-2008, 09:20 AM   #8
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http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-f8.html
 
  


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