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satimis 02-10-2005 10:35 PM

A simple package to read .avi files
 
Hi folks,

FedoraCore2

Please recommend a simple software whcih can be downloaded with 'yum' for reading 'avi' files. The same is expected to be installed and configured easily.

TIA

B.R.
satimis

sbassett 02-11-2005 07:11 AM

I believe this might be just what you are looking for:

http://stanton-finley.net/fedora_cor...notes.html#Yum

follow the step by step directions, and you will have access to xine and mplayer builds through yum/apt (the guide covers both). I would also suggest retrieving the "all" codec package from MPlayer's downloads site.

Mplayer Home Page:

www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/

Hope this helps.

Oliv' 02-11-2005 08:40 AM

Quote:

Please recommend a simple software
if by simple you mean a command line one, there's aviplay (from avifile package) but I don't know if it can be installed with yum :confused:

satimis 02-11-2005 10:11 AM

Hi folks,

Tks for your advice.

What I need is just to play the .avi file on Internet which I came across during browsing. Or after downloading it to PC for future playing initiated only with a click. I don't mean to play the .avi files on CD (video). Whether I just need a plugin for the browser, Mozilla, Konqueror, etc.?

B.R.
satimis


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