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Old 07-26-2014, 02:15 AM   #1
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how to play the videos in redhat5?

How to play the videos in redhat5?
Old 07-26-2014, 11:41 AM   #2
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Make sure you have the media plugins

For a commercial dvd, you need
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mind you the repos in 5 , that have the multimedia ,are almost all INCOMPATIBLE with RHN and the base and update repos

you do NEED!!!!!! to install and configure "yum-priorities"
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Also note that RHEL 5 is a rather old, but stable and still supported, Linux distro that is designed for workstations and servers primarily. It will not come with the latest multimedia toys as a more recently released distro would.

Also, you don't say what kins of videos (file format) you're trying to play...
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Originally Posted by dhakerushabh View Post
How to play the videos in redhat5?
you dont RH 5 died over a decade ago, is 100% unsupported, and there are no 3rd party repos that are still active for RH 5.

RH 6 went live in
IBM and Red Hat announce Linux Alliance.

Dell becomes the first major computer vendor to factory-install Red Hat Linux on servers and workstations.

Red Hat Linux 6.0 is released.
Now if you are talking RHEL 5.x, then again you might be up against it as there are zero official repos with licensed 3rd party codecs. you will have to find them in either EPEL or other 3rd party unsupported repositories that could cause conflicts with your license agreement with RH for support.

Also keep in mind that if you are not up to date on your contract you will be unable to install anything new via RHN.


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