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Old 04-28-2005, 05:23 AM   #1
mili
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Angry how to play video cd's


hai friends
i am new to red hat linux. i don't know how to handle all applications.
i want to play my music and vedio cd's in linux. so please tell me the right procedure
 
Old 04-28-2005, 05:36 AM   #2
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download and install mplayer from this link

http://luna.cs.ccsu.edu/dominik/mplayer/downloads.html

that is only the command line version so you will also want the graphical interface from

http://luna.cs.ccsu.edu/dominik/mpla...-optional.html
 
Old 04-28-2005, 05:40 AM   #3
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I use MPlayer to play all my avi's and things and while looking at it there's an option to run vcd too.

I use Fedora Core 3 which is a spin off of redhat and contains yum so all i did was "yum search mplayer" (as root) to see if there was a version of it in the repositories, there was so i did "yum install mplayer" and it was fine.

to use it i just type mplayer <path_to_file> and it works.

Mplayer can be found here
Code:
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/news.html
looking at the site i can already see redhat specific RPM's

I did try totem as well but it wouldn;t run the movie i wanted to so didn't see the point.

You could always try VLC
Code:
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-redhat.html
the site says they don't support RH specific RPM's but the fdora ones work quite well on it so you could give that a shot.

As for music i use XMMS
Code:
http://www.xmms.org/download.php
which is like the winamp of Linux, they also have redhat 9 specific RPM's.

Hope this helps

I'm new to it myself so any more technical things someone else will have to help with

Ethics
 
Old 04-29-2005, 01:39 AM   #4
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thank you for ur suggestions. i will try
 
  


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