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Old 09-07-2003, 01:54 PM   #1
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Realplayer?


What program can i use to play realplayer files under linux? thanks
 
Old 09-07-2003, 01:55 PM   #2
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realplayer or mplayer
 
Old 09-07-2003, 02:04 PM   #3
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mplayer will work? ill check it out thanks
 
Old 09-07-2003, 02:10 PM   #4
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I just tried it, mplayer does not work I get an error message saying unsuported format. Is there any other program besides realplayer that supports that format? thanks
 
Old 09-07-2003, 02:19 PM   #5
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You have to download and install the proper codec, etc for it to work. It doesn't support it by default to my knowledge.
 
Old 09-07-2003, 02:35 PM   #6
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read the mplayer docs to get it to play realmedia.

you think i'm gonna recommend something that doesn't work? pah....
 
Old 09-07-2003, 05:19 PM   #7
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OK, I will get the codec and check out the manual. Thanks
 
Old 09-07-2003, 06:04 PM   #8
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There is, of course, real player... It's been ported to linux.
 
Old 09-07-2003, 06:31 PM   #9
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well i already said that... mind you the unix version of realplayer is piss poor and horrible to use.
 
Old 09-07-2003, 09:05 PM   #10
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Plus I dont trust realplayer because in windows it places lots of spyware on your system and im worried its doing something secretive in linux that hasnt been caught. Yes im paranoid
 
Old 09-07-2003, 11:45 PM   #11
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There is also realone player for linux. Its not to bad.

Here is a screenshot if you want to see what they look like in linux.

Mplayer is better though. I just use rp8 for playing embedded stuff in web pages. Realone is good for heavytv.ca. It doesnt really matter though since the picture will look the same between mplayer and realplayer when playing realplayer stuff.

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