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Old 10-11-2003, 07:03 PM   #1
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just wondering if somewhere there is a nice big rpm file that i can install that will give me a dvd playing program and all the dependant files and all that shit so i can play dvds and mpgs and blah blah on my redhat 9

tall order?
Old 10-11-2003, 07:42 PM   #2
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Not having to worry about dependencies in linux is simply wishful thinking...However, I was able to install ogle without any problems. Go to their website at
And follow their faq for installation and we'll go from there!
Old 10-11-2003, 07:58 PM   #3
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I'd personally just go thru the small hassle and install mplayer. Its the best player out there and even though its a little harder than most to get going, at least for newbies, its well worth it.
Old 10-11-2003, 08:53 PM   #4
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Get your hands on a utility called apt and Synaptic...Once you get it installed, it should make installing MPlayer and all the dependencies fairly automatically. First you need to get apt - it's a utility that takes care of dependencies for you - what else it does, or any other specifics about it is currently beyond my can find it here:

Somewhere on that same site you can find Synaptic, which is just a gui front-end for apt. If you're new to Linux like me, it's a handy thing to have.


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