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After getting help from the forum, I could make my xmms work perfectly. Now I wish to have a Video Player which can play .dat as well as mpeg 1 layer-3 video as well. I just dnt want to reboot windows when i wish to go for music videos. That is the only time I am forced to go to windows. Otherwise I m having a great time with Linux.
Please suggest some video player, download location and installation instructions.
Looking forward to install a video player from your support.
I went for xine but it asks to install so many things, so I just left it. Is there some other option
All you need is the xine engine and a gui like gxine, since redhat use gnome by default. If you also use the mplayer codecs with xine, you'll be able to play every video file. With libdvdcss you can play encrypted dvd's. Xine is perfect.
Thanx a lot .. I installed Xine but forgot to install UI for that .. Still, at least I cud install Xine without much of a problem .. I also installed mpegTV .. It is kinda ok but frames are moving with noticeable jerks .. I hope xine will be smoother ..
Originally posted by ayrus Thanx a lot .. I installed Xine but forgot to install UI for that .. Still, at least I cud install Xine without much of a problem .. I also installed mpegTV .. It is kinda ok but frames are moving with noticeable jerks .. I hope xine will be smoother ..
I don't know what system you have but for both xine and mplayer, my personal opinion is to compile them from source. Both are "heavy" multimedia programs which means that they use a lot of floating point arithmetic, and cpu optimization will make a difference. I'm using slackware on an Athlon XP and for mplayer I used: