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Old 07-28-2004, 08:39 PM   #1
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How i install a source file (slackware 10)


hi ... im having problem i download mplyar now i download the source file is like that :
MPlayer-0.93.tar.bz2

now how the hell i need to install him ?
and i mean not to gunzip or open the filw from the zipped to unzipped i mean to install in the computer
thanks a lot in advance ...
roy
 
Old 07-28-2004, 09:09 PM   #2
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Usually you would do some variation on:

./configure
make
su -c 'make install'

but when you extract the tarball there should be a file called README and possibly one called INSTALL that will tell you all about what to do to install the program and (if necessary) get it configured properly.
 
Old 07-28-2004, 09:09 PM   #3
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Like normal, extract the file as so;

Code:
tar jxvf MPlayer-0.93.tar.bz2
The 'cd' into the directory that it creates and read the README. It's usually just a;

Code:
./configure && make && make install
BUT, it might be different and there might be other config options you would like to set. Just make sure you read the README.

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Old 07-28-2004, 10:22 PM   #4
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wow u know i just read the manual and i figure out everything alone
before i got linux i was not so good at english
now every movie that i try to play with skin and everything is tell me this error look :

Fatal error!

Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device

i press ok and none .....

can you help me with this what i do wrong i try to look in some help page but i coldn't find anything
i really thanks you if you can help me with this ...
roy
 
Old 07-28-2004, 11:00 PM   #5
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Change the video output driver that you are using. If you're using the GUI with MPlayer, right click on the control panel and select 'Preferences'. From there select the 'Video' tab, and cycle through the video drivers untill you find one that works.

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Old 07-29-2004, 08:37 AM   #6
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thanks man its help ...
 
  


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