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Old 11-01-2003, 08:23 AM   #1
sergeantroach
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Patent violation issues


Hey Guys

Ever since I got into Linux, (only 2 years ago ),
Patent violations have been a big issue.

What I want to know is, is there a website, where I can download full versions of Mplayer, Kaboodle, XINE, etc without the restrictions.

DivX support seems to be missing from SuSE 8.2, and I have had problems trying to install OGLE due to conflicts with Mplayer.

Please somebody, tell me where to download unrestricted versions of these (once upon a time) legendary programs.
(If possible in RPM downloads , I'm chronically lazy)

Thanks Guys
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Old 11-01-2003, 11:39 AM   #2
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http://rpmfind.net
 
Old 11-01-2003, 12:30 PM   #3
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http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design6/news.html for mplayer
http://www.kaboodle.org/
http://xinehq.de/
http://www.dtek.chalmers.se/groups/dvd/
http://www.divx.com/divx/linux/
The list is endless using Google

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Old 11-01-2003, 12:38 PM   #4
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http://sourceforge.net/projects/xine/
 
  


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