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Old 11-13-2003, 06:12 PM   #1
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installing MPlayer-0.92.tar.bz2


what is the command of installing this program once im into the directory?



thanks
 
Old 11-13-2003, 06:47 PM   #2
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this first thing you will need to do is unpack it, use this command

$tar -xvjf MPlayer-0.92.tar.bz2
$cd MPlayer-0.92
$cat README

the cat command will let you read the README file. It will tell you exactly how to install mplayer. Good luck
 
Old 11-13-2003, 07:01 PM   #3
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If you don'y have bzip, use google to search for it and install bzip. Use bzip to uncompress the file before untaring it.
 
Old 11-18-2003, 07:52 AM   #4
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I get this error?

[miked@localhost miked]$ tar -xvjf MPlayer-0.92.tar
bzip2: (stdin) is not a bzip2 file.
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
[miked@localhost miked]$ tar -xvjf MPlayer-0.92.tar
[miked@localhost miked]$
 
Old 11-18-2003, 08:23 AM   #5
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that's because you've already un-bziped it. either:
# tar xjvpf Mplayer*.tar.bz2
or:
# tar xvf Mplayer*.tar
 
  


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