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warning: libpostproc-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID e42d547b
On using rpm - i with the second one, I get:
warning: mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID e42d547b
error: Failed dependencies:
aalib is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
alsa-lib is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
faad2 is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
lame is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libaa.so.1 is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libasound.so.2 is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libasound.so.2(ALSA_0.9) is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libdv is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libdv.so.2 is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libdvdread is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libdvdread.so.3 is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libfame is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
liblirc_client.so.0 is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
liblzo.so.1 is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libmad.so.0 is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
libmp3lame.so.0 is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
lirc is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
lzo is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
mplayer-fonts is needed by mplayer-1.0-0.2.pre2.fr
On moving one directory up the directory of the URL, I find many more directories with the name mplayer in them. I don't know if they are required but if they are please tell me the names of those directories also.
You are missing all of the dependencies related to sound it looks like. GO up a directory in the link you posted, and download and install everything listed under "error: Failed dependencies:". It looks like you didn't set up sound support when you installed your distro, you might also need to configure your kernel for alsa. After you installed all the needed packages, you will need recompile your kernel and enable "Sound Support" as a module", then select alsa and the appropriate device driver beneath it as a module as well. WHen you finished compiling, run 'alsaconf' to configure alsa with your sound device, and 'alsamixer' to set the volume levels. You may also need to add yourself to the 'audio' group depending on your distro.
some of the dependencies listed are included in the other packages (libasound is in alsa-lib for instance), if you can't find one in there, just skip it to see if it works without, or ask for help if you are unsure
Yes!!! It works. Thanks a lot for your help guys. Just one more doubt. Some websites run videos that cannot be displayed by the browser while using Linux.I use Opera and Firefox. On clicking on the download missing plugin, it takes me to Microsoft's website to select the operating system for download. Linux is not there in that menu. I want to know how are we supposed to play such videos in the browser itself.
I know that we have to install some mplayer plugin but when I try and look for downloads, they are all for Fedora Cora versions. I installed mplayer. Does it not come with the plugins too?
Also, flash animations do not play sounds while they run. I can only see the animations. Kindly tell me how do I solve this too.
Thank you in advance.
Some vidoes do not play using MPlayer. The application says that it requires some codec to run. I found this site:
I downloaded the file and it has some dll's in it. I read the readme and it asked me to place the files in some directories that do not even exist. How am I supposed to know where to put the codecs? Thanks again.
I unzipped the archive and found a lot of files. I opened the Readme file and found this:
These are binary codecs for use with MPlayer. They are useless for normal
Windows players (like WMP, QuickTime, RealPlayer, ...) as they only contain
the DLLs without installer and other fancy stuff needed to use them with
common Windows players.
Put the files contained in this archive in a directory where MPlayer will find
them. The default directory is /usr/local/lib/codecs/ ($prefix/lib/codecs/) if
you are compiling from source, but you can change that value by passing the
'--with-codecsdir' option to './configure'.
If you use a prebuilt MPlayer package it will most likely be /usr/lib/codecs,
see the documentation of your package for details.
In the past /usr/local/lib/win32 or /usr/lib/win32 was the default directory,
some packages as well as a few other Unix players like xine and avifile still
use it, refer to their documentation for further details.
I could not find any of the folders mentioned above. I read the documentation but could not get any information regarding installing codecs. What am I supposed to do now? Note that I use RH9.
Create the directory /usr/local/lib/codecs/ and put the files in there, as this is where MPlayer and some other media players look, as the README states, players such as Xine still use another path so you could create symlinks to there if you use a package such as xine.