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Old 05-30-2003, 11:43 PM   #1
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MPG playing


Whats a good movie player for linux, It would be good if it was something that was in a package for redhat cause I just started and am having trouble learning linux.
 
Old 05-31-2003, 12:33 AM   #2
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Xine is pretty good but the best one IMHO is Mplayer. There are rpm packages for it but I recommend you compile it from source. You'll know more about what media types you can play and you'll learn a lot about your hardware.

Good Luck

Go here:

http://www.mplayerhq.hu

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Old 05-31-2003, 01:59 AM   #3
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be sure to ask a bunch of simple questions on their
developer's forum too. like, ask which file to download
for your version of linux. say it's version 8. then ask how
to run it.
be sure to be wearing a fireman's protective suit when
you do that.
 
Old 05-31-2003, 06:36 PM   #4
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prob

It says that I can't install till mplayer 0.90 is installed too. I don't know what that is.
 
Old 05-31-2003, 06:40 PM   #5
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what mplayer 0.90 is? it's the current release of mplayer....

if you're installing from RPM files then there a couple you'll need mplayer mplayer-common mplayer-skins etc... maybe that's what you mean
 
Old 05-31-2003, 06:40 PM   #6
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and what does contitually mean?
 
Old 05-31-2003, 10:23 PM   #7
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Thats a typo, Thanks for bringing it to my attention
 
Old 05-31-2003, 10:28 PM   #8
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Any other programs I can Use? I can't get Mplayer to install.
 
Old 05-31-2003, 11:41 PM   #9
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Xine:
http://xine.sf.net

KDE has some media player, something like NoAutun

Cool

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Old 06-01-2003, 12:58 AM   #10
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redhat 9 has to come with an mplayer rpm, doesn't it?
how could they have a distro without that?

there's about 10 packages you need installed though for
it to work with everything. that's tough for a newbie.
here's all the stuff my mplayer is linked against.

/usr/bin# ldd mplayer
libvorbis.so.0 => /usr/lib/libvorbis.so.0 (0x40015000)
libogg.so.0 => /usr/lib/libogg.so.0 (0x40037000)
libdivxdecore.so.0 => /usr/local/lib/libdivxdecore.so.0 (0x40045000)
libpng.so.2 => /usr/lib/libpng.so.2 (0x40091000)
libz.so.1 => /usr/lib/libz.so.1 (0x400bc000)
libjpeg.so.62 => /usr/lib/libjpeg.so.62 (0x400cb000)
libasound.so.2 => /usr/lib/libasound.so.2 (0x400ea000)
libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x40172000)
libpthread.so.0 => /lib/libpthread.so.0 (0x40176000)
libnsl.so.1 => /lib/libnsl.so.1 (0x40189000)
libungif.so.4 => /usr/lib/libungif.so.4 (0x401a0000)
libGL.so.1 => /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 (0x401a8000)
libXext.so.6 => /usr/X11/lib/libXext.so.6 (0x40400000)
libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11/lib/libX11.so.6 (0x4040c000)
libSDL-1.2.so.0 => /usr/lib/libSDL-1.2.so.0 (0x404b0000)
libesd.so.0 => /usr/lib/libesd.so.0 (0x40522000)
libaudiofile.so.0 => /usr/lib/libaudiofile.so.0 (0x4052a000)
libm.so.6 => /lib/libm.so.6 (0x4053c000)
libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x40559000)
libgcc_s.so.1 => /usr/lib/libgcc_s.so.1 (0x4064e000)
/lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x40000000)
libglide3.so.3 => /usr/lib/libglide3.so.3 (0x40657000)
libSM.so.6 => /usr/X11/lib/libSM.so.6 (0x40756000)
libICE.so.6 => /usr/X11/lib/libICE.so.6 (0x40761000)
libXmu.so.6 => /usr/X11/lib/libXmu.so.6 (0x40778000)
libXt.so.6 => /usr/X11/lib/libXt.so.6 (0x4078b000)
libXi.so.6 => /usr/X11/lib/libXi.so.6 (0x407d5000)
libasound.so.1 => /usr/lib/libasound.so.1 (0x407dd000)
 
Old 06-01-2003, 04:15 AM   #11
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Re: prob

Quote:
Originally posted by Azain
It says that I can't install till mplayer 0.90 is installed too. I don't know what that is.
Hi. Azain. i think you can try to use rpm to install
down the skin, the source file, and the gui. and then install them

and when you try to run it, remember to use option -vo x11, if not your player won't properly

i tried it myself, it works fine till now
 
Old 06-01-2003, 04:17 AM   #12
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Try to do a serach on google
rpm + Mplayer

you will find those 3 rpm files you need
 
Old 06-01-2003, 05:30 AM   #13
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you can command line it
rpm -Uvh package.rpm --nodeps
 
Old 06-01-2003, 03:53 PM   #14
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Whenever I try to make install I get about 16 Error messages
 
Old 06-01-2003, 04:00 PM   #15
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i thought you had rpm's. did you give up on those?

http://www.piorunek.pl/~dominik/linu...ayer/i686.rh8/

these are for redhat 8. they'll probably work on your 9.

rpm -Uvh package --nodeps
then if it doesn't work
rpm -e package --nodeps
you can add --force onto the end of that if necessary.

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