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Old 11-16-2010, 10:03 PM   #1
jwenzel09
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mp3 codec/vlc rhel 6


anyone know how to get mp3 codecs installed as well as vlc? i tried adding epel and rpmfusion but im getting the error stating that the package isnt available
 
Old 11-17-2010, 12:53 AM   #2
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where have you looked ?
VLC from there web site
and the " not free" and "proprietary " mp3 codeces - for what music / AV program
and are you lawfully able to use the not paid for codeces in your country .
 
Old 04-13-2011, 12:04 PM   #3
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jwenzel09:

I came across this site the other day. It does link to a site with Media Codecs but applicable (I believe) only for MPlayer, so I'm unsure of its relevance to you but hope it helps.


http://soulkiln.org/rhel06.html

The site that it points too:

http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/

Last edited by cryptoretro; 04-13-2011 at 12:04 PM. Reason: Typo
 
Old 04-13-2011, 02:01 PM   #4
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install mplayer then

i have been using the gui front end "smplayer" for years
then VLC only for store bought dvd's

for fedora mplayer and the default "gnome-mplayer (gmplayer) " is in the fedora extras
the qt SMplayer is in "the rpmfusion"

and for rhel 6 it is in the RPMforge repo
and
-- warnning on "RPMforge-extras" --
"RPMforge-extras" WILL OVERWRITE RHEL system files with DIFFERENT rpms that ARE NOT compatible the RHN !!!!!
so USE "yum-priories" plugin !!!
 
  


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