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Don't go for easiest, go for the best and best quality. mplayer is your answer in my opinion. It might be a little more difficult but its worth it in the long run.
Going the easy route will get you no where using Linux. There will be that time where you encounter something hard and don't understand, installing a program that is a little harder only gets you a step closer into understanding how it works and how it works with Linux.
Ya, go with MPlayer. It works really well, is really easy to install (once you figure it out once- then you just write a script to do everything for the next time). Plus Mozilla has plugins for it, and it will play quicktime and realplayer files.
The quality is great too. If you need help installing, look for a readme tutorial online, there are a few good onces listed on google. It may also be easier for you to install with source code compiling, rather than RPM's.
Last edited by linux-addict; 11-02-2003 at 10:45 PM.
My vga card is Riva TNT Vanta 32mb and was detected in linux 9.0 as TNT2.
The error message was :
"FATAL ERROR : Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device."
I have installed it at my friends pc like i was and it can play movie files.