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Old 05-26-2008, 08:01 AM   #1
Indianblues
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Question How to play the video files in .iso format


Hi,
I am very new to linux and i am using fedora 8. Recently i downloaded some video files which were in .iso format. My problem is "How to play(autoplay) the files in .iso format". In windows i am playing those files using CloneCd, in CloneCd those videos are autoplaying. Please anyone solve my problem.
 
Old 05-26-2008, 08:06 AM   #2
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Let's suppose your video is named video.iso

mkdir /tmp/video
su -c "mount -o loop -t iso9660 video.iso /tmp/video"
nautilus /tmp/video
 
Old 05-26-2008, 02:51 PM   #3
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I know mplayer does that! If you know your video is just mpeg4 type avi, you can just teype:
Code:
mplayer video.iso
to play your file. If you know that your iso file is a dvd-video image file, you would teype then:
Code:
mplayer dvd://1 video.iso
 
Old 05-26-2008, 03:37 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Agrouf View Post
Let's suppose your video is named video.iso

mkdir /tmp/video
su -c "mount -o loop -t iso9660 video.iso /tmp/video"
nautilus /tmp/video
you can usually omit the -t iso9660 unless it complains about not being able to detect the filesystem.

Alternatively you can use CDEmu (I think it's a taskbar applet) that lets you mount iso's without using the command line.

But, of course if mplayer does that that would be the most convenient option.
 
  


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