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Old 03-29-2008, 02:58 PM   #1
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wmv,mpg


how can I play mpg and wmv files from the internet?
 
Old 03-29-2008, 03:08 PM   #2
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mplayer .
 
Old 03-29-2008, 04:06 PM   #3
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And mplayerplug-in. You may want to remove the totem plug-in first.
 
Old 03-29-2008, 04:26 PM   #4
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mplayer

ok not sure what mplayer is. when I try to play a video kaffene pops up and says it can't play it. I have totem but can't figure out how to utilize it for the online stuff. now if I have to install mplayer I'll need some explicite instructions. I'm real new to this.
 
Old 03-29-2008, 05:06 PM   #5
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What Linux distro are you using?
 
Old 03-29-2008, 05:21 PM   #6
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distro

fedora 7 . hopefully this is new enough version
 
Old 03-29-2008, 06:03 PM   #7
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Bare in mind that some wmv files are DRM-crippled. These files won't work under Linux.
 
Old 03-31-2008, 07:40 AM   #8
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mplayer

i've installed mplayer and see it under sound and video but firefox doesn't seem to access it. also do i need to add some plugins to get it to play all the videos i see online?
 
Old 03-31-2008, 08:00 AM   #9
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mplayerplug-in. You may want to remove the totem plug-in first.
 
Old 03-31-2008, 08:06 AM   #10
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mplayer

how do i get mplayer plugin. please be detailed as i am very new.
 
Old 04-01-2008, 03:32 PM   #11
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mplayer plugin

please. someone must know
 
Old 04-01-2008, 05:00 PM   #12
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here is the link for fedora 6: http://mplayerplug-in.sourceforge.net/download.php

I don't know if it will work for 7. You can try this: http://sourceforge.net/project/showf...group_id=71239

suppose to platform independent.
 
Old 04-12-2008, 01:46 PM   #13
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The following should work for Fedora
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#rpm -Uvh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-7.rpm
#yum -y install mplayer mplayerplug-in mplayer-gui mplayer-fonts
 
  


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