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Old 07-21-2003, 08:27 PM   #1
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How Do I Watch Videos .MPG?


What do I use to watch mpegs?
I am new to RH8.
I installed using personal desktop option.
 
Old 07-21-2003, 08:34 PM   #2
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Interesting I just saw the "Similar Threads" that popped up, thats a nice feature. Pretty much answered my question.
 
Old 07-21-2003, 08:37 PM   #3
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All I can say is:
FIVE INSTALLATION DISCS AND NO VIDEO PLAYER!!!??
WTF?
 
Old 07-21-2003, 11:08 PM   #4
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Install mplayer or xine- they are very good. They should be on your distro cd's. what distro are u talking about?
 
Old 07-22-2003, 03:05 AM   #5
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there are video players on the discs you have, but they are restricted versions, due to the potentially dubious legal status of decoding closed source codecs without license from the vendors. Please understand why this is the case.
 
Old 07-23-2003, 10:52 AM   #6
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install xine or mplayer and don't forget install de win32codecs !!!
 
Old 07-23-2003, 11:36 AM   #7
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where to get the win codec?
 
Old 07-23-2003, 11:52 AM   #8
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You can get the codecs in this URL
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design6/dload.html
 
Old 07-24-2003, 11:31 AM   #9
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how do i install the codecs? i download and unzip them already... can't make or install them
 
Old 07-24-2003, 11:42 AM   #10
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punt the codes in /usr/lib/ an make a dir win32 and punt inside
/usr/lib/win32
 
  


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