Originally posted by bruno buys
Enter the dir created by the untar process. Read the readme or install files.
Most source code can be compiled by doing (as root):
This is done from a console, inside the dir created when you untared the package. But you should really read the install/readme files and prefer those instructions.
Afer I've done that, it seems to have installed.
Where do I find Mplayer now? I've checked under /usr/bin ..nothing there.
EDIT: There is an Mplayer executable in the Mplayer-1.0pre4 directory
Nothing happens when I click on it