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Old 02-08-2004, 06:26 PM   #1
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Unhappy a media player for linux?


Is there a media player for linux? If so where and how? Thnx!
 
Old 02-08-2004, 06:31 PM   #2
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mplayer
xine
xmms
ogle
Kaffeine
beep
Kplayer

etc, etc ....
just use freshmeat.net or sourceforge.net when you wanna search for software .. they all a lot of things on them sites ...
or even google for that matter ;-)
 
Old 02-08-2004, 06:32 PM   #3
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xine.
Plays mpegs, avi, wmv, divx, dvds etc.

get it from
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xine/
 
Old 02-08-2004, 06:33 PM   #4
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mplayer owns all others

A vast selection of playable formats.
 
Old 02-08-2004, 06:34 PM   #5
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kewl thnx...
 
Old 02-08-2004, 07:39 PM   #6
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mplayer, installed from source, "owns all others" including anything on Win or Mac
 
Old 02-09-2004, 12:57 PM   #7
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well I'm having problems installing it. I keep getting gcc error I need to update it so how do I update the gcc?
Actually I got the latest GCC 3.3.2. Now I'm having a problem installing GCC into the comp.

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Old 02-09-2004, 04:14 PM   #8
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Does one of these media players support itunes style radio?
 
Old 02-09-2004, 05:16 PM   #9
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I tried using xine to play video formats but there is only video no sound.
Why is that?
 
Old 02-09-2004, 07:12 PM   #10
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something is wrong with your codecs (not installed, etc). make sure you install the w32codec rpm. otherwise, make sure your vid card is also installed correctly
 
Old 02-09-2004, 07:21 PM   #11
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The win32 codecs are installed, what else could it be?
 
Old 02-09-2004, 07:27 PM   #12
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What distro and vid card do you have? i had a problem similar to that with xine using red hat on my radeon 9700pro for awhile till i switched to slack and it worked perfectly.
 
Old 02-09-2004, 07:34 PM   #13
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I am using Mandrake 9.1 and my video card is a sis630. My sound card is cmedia8738.
 
Old 02-09-2004, 07:49 PM   #14
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cant say i know a lot about mandrake, just that its similar to red hat as far as being system V. No advice there, just usually when you get only sound out of a video, its a codec issue. Have you done searches on this elsewhere?
 
Old 02-09-2004, 07:52 PM   #15
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beejay - Mandrake can use terminal URPMI commands to snatch updates, codecs, etcetera for programs and applications. I snagged my copy of mplayer with skins and codecs just by punching in various URPMI commands. Perhaps you could give that a shot and see if you can get some codexs for your player.
 
  


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