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Old 12-11-2005, 09:10 AM   #1
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Play Video and Music

How do we play music and video on RHEL? I want to play video with .dat extension.
What are the extensions supported in Linux?
Old 12-11-2005, 09:48 AM   #2
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Install and use programs like gxine or mplayer. Linux supports just about any extension or file type, just have to install the proper codecs if necessary.
Old 12-11-2005, 05:52 PM   #3
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Search for video playing or video players and you will find many, many threads which answer your first question.

Regarding .dat files - that is generally the extension for the mpeg file contained on a VideoCD. You can either rename the file to .mpg, or simply click it and *nix should be able to figure out the file type.


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