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Old 08-09-2003, 08:48 AM   #1
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Exclamation how to play mp3 and video file in REDHAT 9

i am having this problem when i wanna play mp3, where upon opening a mp3 files the OS hangs and i cannot play other sound file like ogg vorbis. I can only play wave files other than that i cant.I want to know how to play video files through Red Hat 9
Old 08-09-2003, 10:37 AM   #2
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which player are you using for mp3 ? xmms ?

for the video, you can try VLC, mplayer, or xine.
Old 08-09-2003, 12:22 PM   #3
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I followed this to get MP3 and video to play on my RedHat 9 instalaltion.

I found all needed packages from these sites.
Old 08-09-2003, 12:36 PM   #4
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mp3 plugin
mplayer for videos
xine for video


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