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Old 09-16-2011, 03:13 AM   #1
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rpm need to install to play audio/video


I just want to know what is the rpm name to play audio and video files in linux 5.
I install Linux 5 last week but since then i am unable to play any media files.
The error came that mpeg decoder is not installed.
Please help me
 
Old 09-16-2011, 03:22 AM   #2
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Hello,

First of all, what is linux 5? What distro are you running? Linux 5 is not a distro at all.... But knowing what distro you have will greatly help, as I can tell that you are a beginner with linux. As far as programs, you have VLC, xine, xmms, mplayer - That's just a few. There are a lot out there man.

Cheers,

Josh
 
Old 09-16-2011, 03:37 AM   #3
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Seeing as how you are new to Linux, the easiest method for you would be to get VLC. www.videolan.org
 
Old 09-16-2011, 05:07 AM   #4
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as stated there is no operating system called "linux 5"
however as a guess there ARE THESE
RHEL5.7 ( and 5.6,5.5,... 5.0) NOT FREE!!!
CentOS 5.7 ( and 5.6 ) - free
Scientific linux 5.7

if red hat 5.? you MUST buy a license
if cent then see the wiki
http://wiki.centos.org/

but be warned on RHEL or one of the free rebuilds
Audio / video software can VERY VERY VERY easily kill the install
there are A LOT of incompatible rpms
 
  


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