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Old 08-10-2005, 03:52 AM   #1
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playing video files


Hello,
Can anyone suggest some good player to play video files in linux. Plz send the link also.

Thank You.
 
Old 08-10-2005, 04:07 AM   #2
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MPlayer and Xine.
 
Old 08-10-2005, 04:08 AM   #3
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mplayer

(what distro do you have?)
 
Old 08-10-2005, 04:19 AM   #4
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Hi, I'm using FC4 and i found out that mplayer does not work in my pc
 
Old 08-10-2005, 04:23 AM   #5
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No reason why it shouldn't... have you configured yum yet? if so you can easily install it with

# yum -y install mplayer

also check out the mplayer page for the codecs you need to be able to view the different video formats.
 
Old 08-10-2005, 10:47 PM   #6
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Mplayer works fine for Fedora. I don't know if there is a .rpm for FC4 yet. If not, compile it from source. You'll need to have gcc and related files installed. Read the instructions first. You'll need to unpack the codecs first.

http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/dload.html
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/info.html#docs

Looks like Mplayers server has had a crash. You might need to wait a couple days.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 08:04 AM   #7
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On FC4 and other Gnome 2.10 desktops there is Totem which uses some of the same technology as Xine and which the Gnome developers, biased though they may be, claim runs better than Xine.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 04:47 PM   #8
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mplayer is available in rpm for fc4 through the livna repo (and possibly others)
 
Old 08-12-2005, 01:07 AM   #9
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Hi,

It seems that my mother board does not support mplayer. Similar problem occured to one of my friends. He too has the same motherboard as mine. (ASUS A7V8X) . I searched for xine and kaffeine in freshrpms.net but could not get the exact ones. Can anyone give the link for kaffeine tarballs or rpms.

THANK YOU .
 
Old 08-12-2005, 01:23 AM   #10
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I dunno about RPMs, but are you getting any sort of error messages with MPlayer? I have the same motherboard and it works fine..
 
Old 08-12-2005, 01:23 AM   #11
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Have you tried installing mplayer on your FC4 system? I don't use FC4 but I believe it uses YUM... from a root terminal:

# yum install mplayer

Don't know what makes you think your MB does not support it... Are you having other sound issues?

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