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RealPlayer/Linux Team -> 74,982,896,098,984
Brutal -> 0
time for me to go to bed....its 4am.....FFS my wife is gonna KILL me.
thanks a TON for the help, soon as I get up I will check into this. and of course, I will do some more scouring of the web and various forums. don't worry, Im very patient. as you can see from the dir list I downloaded MPlayer rpms as well...have no idea how to install that either, so I have a nice list of projects to go through tomorrow...weeeeeee!
Rename that puppy:
mv rp8_linux20_libc6_i386_cs2_rpm rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm
And install it the old fashioned way:
rpm -Uvh rp8.linux20.libc6.i386.cs2.rpm
Yeah, for a LONG time those architecture things really didn't make a whole lotta sense to me. I had an Athy, so x86 I thought meant for the old computers And I always went for the PowerPC ports PowerPC is a Mac though FYI.
Erm, I'm lucky enough to be using mandrake 9.1 powerpack dvd, and it's on there.
But, when I first managed to sort it, I was looking into how to listen to virgin. they do a realplayer stream (amongst others) and I followed the links (sorry can't remember them off hand) for the linux advice from them and got it going that way!
As far as mplayer is concerned, I have looked into that as it would be nice to listen/watch the "Zep" dvd's I got for my BD last month, but I still get confused as to what I actually need to download, so I'm gonna have a go at installing it from the linuxformat coverdisc that arrived yesterday!
Originally posted by Brutal actually now that I have found MPlayer, and since I generally hate RealPlayer, Im gonna drop this project for now.
of course, now I need to figure out how to work with rpms.
my noobness will never end, eh?
Definitely! I use mplayer for nearly all my media needs now. It's one of the best tools I've EVER seen. Sooo much to it, very in depth, excellent man page once you become familiar, awesome online docs, and the best part:
Our resident expert is usually great at helping with the more obscure things: acid_kewpie.