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Old 01-22-2004, 11:33 AM   #1
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Question How to watch video with RH9 ????

Goodday to everyone.

I am trying yo watch some video on RH9.

I open up my CD ROM folder and double click any movie.

I recieve a error message stating that

"Nautilus has no installed viewer capable of displaying "/mnt/cdrom/ABC.MPG"."

Please Help !
Due to imy lack of experience wif linux please explain in details on!

what command to type

What would i see after i have type that command

Old 01-22-2004, 11:40 AM   #2
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You will probably need to get MPlayer and install it. Best movie player around.

READ the documention on the MPlayer homepage and READ it well. Otherwise, you'll have headaches. Do a search here on LQ for MPlayer and I'm sure you'll have LOTS of threads on how to install it. If you still have problems, let me know.
Old 01-22-2004, 11:54 AM   #3
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Red Hat distributions do not contain a really good video player.

You should download and install one.
Here are two links :


These two players concidered the best, at least among people I have discussed with about this subject. I personally prefer VLC, but it is subjective. Go there and read their instructions, they are quiet detailed and aimed for newbies.

Congratulations on choosing Linux!


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