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Old 07-02-2003, 10:36 AM   #1
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Question What is the best way to open mpg movies?

Just started with Linux, but Ive successfully managed to isntall Linux twice, one dualbooting with Windows XP professional.

In any event, I have some movies on a cd I burned, but cant find an application to view them with. Does RedHat 9 have such a thing? At the RPM installation page, it seems like it does, but I just can't find it.

Any ideas?
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redhat doesn't no... it got too scared of potential legal action and removed them....

but this is what you want...
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I like mplayer for movies/dvd's too....its the best!
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Here's another one you might want to check out.
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Real One player for Linux is also a free download from
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potential legal action? Thats garbage.
Old 07-02-2003, 09:47 PM   #7
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Tell them that. Thats also why there's no NTFS and MP3 support in the latest version.

Its better not to support MP3 out of the box anyway. Its a very closed codec. You'd do better to use OGG, its free and open, and sounds better too.


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