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Old 03-09-2009, 05:15 AM   #1
Devesh Sharma
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Unable to Listen Songs And view Video In FC8


Hello Friends,

Most common Problem I have , But Not Solved Yet.

I installed Fedora Core 8 in My Dell Inspiron 1525. And I Am Unable To Listen Songs, And Video. I Am very new In Linux but want to learn it...

How should I start Solving my Problem?

I also tried to install VLC Media player But It shown me some 'missing dependency' error...

What should I do to use my integrated WebCam ?

please help me..


Thanks...
 
Old 03-09-2009, 05:24 AM   #2
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This web site, http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-f8.html, will help you with most anything you need for Fedora 8. Remember that Fedora 8 has long since reached End Of Life. Support for it will be spotty at best. Once you figure things out you would be well advised to upgrade to Fedora 10. Fedora 11 is just around the corner.
 
Old 03-09-2009, 01:59 PM   #3
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Did you install all the drivers that came along with ur laptop ?

Last edited by sureshsujatha; 03-14-2009 at 12:17 AM.
 
Old 03-10-2009, 03:27 AM   #4
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There were no drivers that came with my laptop. It's been a while since I've used Fedora 8. I'll tell you what I do with Fedora 10. I start by making it so music, in general, will play. That usually involves installing gstreamer-plugins-ugly. Open a terminal and type su -c 'yum install gstreamer-plugins-ugly'. Try playing an mp3 and see what happens. Try it with Rhythmbox. Let me know if it works of if Rhythmbox gives you an error and we'll go from there.
 
  


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