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Old 11-26-2002, 03:34 AM   #1
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Can I play multimedia files in RH 8?


what packages or files do I need in order to play all the audio/video files under RH 8 ?
 
Old 11-26-2002, 04:10 AM   #2
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Search around the forums, this has been asked alot...

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Old 11-26-2002, 04:29 AM   #3
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Re: Can I play multimedia files in RH 8?

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Originally posted by morbius
what packages or files do I need in order to play all the audio/video files under RH 8 ?
What do you meant all the audio/video files? As far as I understand, almost all audio and video files can be playable under RH8, but not all shipped with the distro.

Generally you need to download:

- Realplayer to play RP files
- Shockwave flash player/plugin to play Macromedia flash or shockwave files

Emm.. generally other than that can be recognized.

Orr... not forgetting about MPEG-3/MP3, you need to install a GPL plugin for that extension.
 
Old 11-27-2002, 03:02 AM   #4
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download asp linux, it has most of the software that red hat left out, and its based on red hat.
 
Old 11-27-2002, 09:23 AM   #5
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ronss: what version of ASPLinux? 7.3 (latest)?
 
  


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