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Old 05-07-2003, 07:56 PM   #1
bhang419
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MPlayer will not play Real Player ram files


I have installed MPlayer on my Red Hat 9 system, with the Real Player codecs. The ./configure comand says the RealPlayer DLLs are installed, but when I run mplayer and try to open a Real Video with the ram extension Mplayer says the file format isn't recognized/supported.
Am I missing something or will MPlayer really not play ram files? If anyone can help me it would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 05-07-2003, 10:45 PM   #2
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I think I read somewhere that it works better if Real Player is installed first because MPLayer will go looking for codecs in Real Player's install directories.

Hope that helps.
 
Old 05-08-2003, 02:52 AM   #3
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Real Player Was Instaled First, MPlayer picked up the DLLs and it didn't work, then I added other DLLs from MPlayer HQ And still could not play RAMs; but I never got Real Player to work Either. Do you normaly get a gui with the linux version of Real Player? By the way RM files work and WMV files do too but the RM files give me an error.
 
Old 05-08-2003, 03:57 AM   #4
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1. Did you compile MPlayer?

2. Get the newest version of RealOne - it worked for me with those.

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