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Old 04-06-2006, 04:02 AM   #1
vano512
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Having problems with RealPlayer 10 on RedHat Linux 9


I have installed RedHat Linux 9 with Gnome and then installed RealPlayer10, installation completed succesfully, but when I try to open mp3 file the player just turns off . Is there something to configure after installing or what's the problem?

p.s. I'm a total newbie in linux.
 
Old 04-06-2006, 04:27 AM   #2
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How did you install realplayer 10, exactly?

Why did you install such an outdated OS when uptodate versions are available much more easily?

If you just want to play mp3s - there is an mp3 plugin for xmms.
Look at mplayer - I think the RH9 notes are still up at www.mjmwired.net - mjm's mplayer setup includes definitive instructions for getting realplayer going too - with the bonus of playing and editing video formats as well

But really: just convert the mp3 files to ogg/vorbis format, then play them.
 
  


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