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Old 10-07-2008, 12:40 PM   #1
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Install Smplayer on Debian Etch?

I'm a recent convert to Linux from Windows XP. I used Smplayer for xp and really like it. Is it possible to install it on Debian Etch?

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It's available on Linux. Check your package manager for it.
Old 10-07-2008, 02:42 PM   #3
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it-lenny:~$ aptitude search smplayer
p   smplayer                                                      - complete front-end for MPlayer                                          
p   smplayer-themes                                               - complete front-end for MPlayer - icon themes                            
p   smplayer-translations                                         - complete front-end for MPlayer - translation files

If you wish to play DVD's with smplayer you will also need to install libdvdcss2 from the Debian-multimedia repositories

add the following line to your sources .list

deb etch main


aptitude update
aptitude install debian-multimedia-keyring
aptitude install libdvdcss2 w32codecs smplayer

Oops I goofed. smplayer is in the Lenny (testing) repositories not in Etch.

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You can always grab the source and compile it even if there isn't a Debian package for etch, I would also suggest searching


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