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Old 06-10-2005, 06:33 AM   #1
redhat_marsi
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mplayer problem


plz.....,
someone plz help me.

it had already installed mplayer in my redhat linux 9 (shrike) as my terminal shows

[root@localhost root]# rpm -ivh mplayer-1.0pre7-1.i386.rpm
warning: mplayer-1.0pre7-1.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 16a61572
Preparing... ########################################### [100%]
package mplayer-1.0pre7-1 is already installed
[root@localhost root]#


but mi'm not able to video files with mplayer as i'm unable to find where it is installed or how to make it play files. i won't see mplayer anywhere which could allow me to play files.

someone plz help me to solve this problem.

thank you!
 
Old 06-10-2005, 06:34 AM   #2
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Well have you simply tried to play a media file by:

$ mplayer <path-to-media-file>

Or launched the GUI by typing gmplayer from a terminal?
 
Old 06-10-2005, 06:37 AM   #3
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locate mplayer

find the path
 
Old 06-10-2005, 07:38 AM   #4
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which mplayer is probably easier if it's installed somewhere in your paths
 
Old 06-10-2005, 09:20 AM   #5
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Try 'rpm -qa | grep mplayer'.

Or just force install the package:

'rpm -ivh --nodeps --force mplayer-1.0pre7-1.i386.rpm'
 
Old 06-10-2005, 09:35 AM   #6
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thank u everyone for ur kind replies.

i tried
# mplayer <path to filename>
and it worked.

thanks once again.
bye
 
  


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