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Old 04-24-2003, 03:09 PM   #1
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DVD Player?


Can anyone suggest a good (and hopefully easy to install) DVD player for RH8.0? An RPM would be preferable, but not necessary... We newbies don't like compiling, you know.
 
Old 04-24-2003, 03:11 PM   #2
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http://mplayerhq.hu
 
Old 04-24-2003, 03:22 PM   #3
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Or for the daring:
http://freshmeat.net/redir/xine/1194...ourceforge.net

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Old 05-02-2003, 09:50 PM   #4
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I have tried Ogle, but so far it hasn't worked for me. I think I have obscure hardware, because even though it realizes that it's a DVD drive there is no /dev/dvd device at all. I therefore can't open it, and the player doesn't work. If you do have the /dev/dvd device then you'll probably be better off than me.

Installation was easy, although I did have to search for a few other RPMs that it required (sound libraries and such) before it would install properly.
 
Old 05-02-2003, 10:00 PM   #5
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mplayer is the best you can get precompiled version for redhat 9.0 from www.freshrpms.net
 
Old 05-02-2003, 10:46 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by TexasDex
I have tried Ogle, but so far it hasn't worked for me. I think I have obscure hardware, because even though it realizes that it's a DVD drive there is no /dev/dvd device at all. I therefore can't open it, and the player doesn't work. If you do have the /dev/dvd device then you'll probably be better off than me.

Installation was easy, although I did have to search for a few other RPMs that it required (sound libraries and such) before it would install properly.
/dev/dvd (AFAIK on EVERY linux system) is just a symlink. It's a symlink to the actual DVD device; so if you are normally mounting your cd's in your dvd drive with /dev/hdc then symlink to that:
ln -sf /dev/hdc /dev/dvd

For me, I use scsi emulation on my dvd drive. So I symlinked to scd1:
ln -sf /dev/scd1 /dev/dvd

HTH

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Old 05-03-2003, 06:40 AM   #7
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I'm a newbie, and after using mplayer, I definitely recommend it.
 
Old 05-03-2003, 01:57 PM   #8
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I tried to install the rpm for mplayer but it won't install

rpm -ivh mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5.i386.rpm
warning: mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID e42d547b
error: Failed dependencies:
lame is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
alsa-lib is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
aalib is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
lirc is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
libdv is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
xvidcore is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
libdvdread is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
libaa.so.1 is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
libasound.so.2 is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
libdv.so.2 is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
libdvdread.so.3 is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
liblirc_client.so.0 is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
libmp3lame.so.0 is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
libxvidcore.so is needed by mplayer-0.90-fr0.7rc5
 
Old 05-03-2003, 02:03 PM   #9
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you shouldn't use non official rpms, get them from http://mplayerhq.hu or even better, compile from source (and you won't have any dependencies to catch you...)
 
Old 05-03-2003, 03:03 PM   #10
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I installed from the source from the official site, and I had no dependencies or problems.
 
Old 05-03-2003, 05:41 PM   #11
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go to freshrpms.net and install apt-get
from the console type;
apt-get install mplayer
 
  


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