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Old 01-28-2007, 02:13 AM   #1
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running .vob file


i am using fedora core 5 and i wanted to ask that how can i run .vob file on my box .
 
Old 01-28-2007, 03:13 AM   #2
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That is probably an mpeg2 video file. By run you must mean play rather then execute.

You will need to install a player progam like mplayer or xine, along with the dependencies, from a repository that has the rpm packages built with dvd playback support enabled.

Here is a www.tldp.org howto on DVD Playback. The web links are for an older Fedora Core, so you will need to locate a more recent directory containing the repository for Fedora Core 5:
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/DVD-Playback-HOWTO/install.html
It gives instruction on how to add a repository so that you just need to use yum to install these packages.

This site may have a "sticky" post as well, with more recent repositories.

Last edited by jschiwal; 01-28-2007 at 07:56 AM.
 
Old 01-28-2007, 12:10 PM   #3
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well ya meant to run that... n thanx 4 link it was really nice....
 
  


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