LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-12-2004, 01:48 PM   #1
d_kote23
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2004
Distribution: Fedora Core 1
Posts: 14

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy Realplayer, but cannot play...


Hi all,
I just download: rp8_linux20_libc6_i386_cs2_rpm, and installed by Right Click ->
Install Packages.
But after finished install, when use command:

%realplay &

there's nothing happen , or I need to set more something ? HELP !
 
Old 05-12-2004, 02:04 PM   #2
joe83
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Kennesaw GA
Distribution: Slackware-current , Slack81Zip, Smoothwall v2
Posts: 427

Rep: Reputation: 30
In command line type:

whereis RealPlayer8

then /<path>/realplay
that should bring it on. If it doesn't then probably the package is bad. not too familiar with rpm, hopefully others will chime in. If all else fails,
download the binary file use chmod u+x to make it executable then ./ <filename> to run it. Hope this helps.









 
Old 05-12-2004, 03:01 PM   #3
comprookie2000
Gentoo Developer
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Fort Lauderdale FL.
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 3,291
Blog Entries: 5

Rep: Reputation: 54
Sometimes if you log out and then back in it will show up on the menu,david
 
Old 05-12-2004, 08:19 PM   #4
PengyDaPenguin
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Distribution: SuSE, Fedora, RedHat, Mandrake, Slackware, Debian
Posts: 12

Rep: Reputation: 0
Actually, if you have your System Monitor up you will see a LOT of CPU cycles being used by RealPlay. It's a complete pain in the butt, but there is a way around it.

First, move /usr/lib/RealPlayer8/realplay to /usr/lib/RealPlayer8/realplay.orig.

Second, create a new script as /usr/lib/RealPlayer8/realplay :

#!/bin/sh
export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5
exec /usr/lib/RealPlayer8/realplay.orig $1

Make that +x and you should be good to go.

You can also download Helix from their website, which mostly works. I've had success with real-media files on Helix where they failed on RealPlayer. It's just a crap-shoot, really. But the above script will fix the problem with getting Real Player 8 running on Fedora.

Last edited by PengyDaPenguin; 05-12-2004 at 08:31 PM.
 
Old 07-06-2004, 10:09 AM   #5
Chuck23
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Distribution: Fedora Core1
Posts: 63

Rep: Reputation: 15
I'm having the same problem with the same rpm. I installed it locally in my home directory and even followed the directions for updating by installing the Real9 codecs. All the permissions seem to be correct. There are two executable files in the directory: realplay and RealPlayer. Neither will execute.

run realplay (or RealPlayer) results in a "cannot execute"

When I try ./realplay or ./RealPlayer, I get "Segmentation Error."

Anybody know what's going on?

I like Mplayer a lot for downloaded files, but I would also like to view streams from mainstream sites. Can Mplayer do this? If so, I would be happy to just use it.

Thanks.
Chuck

Last edited by Chuck23; 07-06-2004 at 10:14 AM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kaffeine, won't play a DVD but will play individual VOB files? GameGuru Linux - Newbie 12 07-08-2005 12:33 AM
realplayer won't play sound 1madstork Debian 1 01-13-2005 02:55 AM
Can no play .rm in realplayer 7 NoThing Linux - Software 0 10-17-2004 02:48 AM
RealPlayer 10 only root can play jfabiani Linux - Software 2 10-06-2004 09:58 AM
Can RealPlayer play video in Linux? jdruin Linux - Software 7 04-27-2004 10:02 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:34 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration