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Re: [vox-tech] .asx player for Linux?
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Re: [vox-tech] .asx player for Linux?

Not sure about the .asx, but I have been using a newer application
(aviplay) that has played every single avi, and asf file (and done
streaming too) that I can find. I dont get codec errors or whatnot. It
also can do the Divix stuff, and more.

If your distro does not have a package for it, then you are probably
looking at a bitof time to install it. (Many supported packages are
needed and compilation of them as well as configuration is necessary.)

I now use this for avi, asf etc playing in Linux over xmms. I still use
xmms and others for non avi,asf, files like mpeg and the occasional


So far, it plays all avi that I have been able to play in windows. I'm


On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Richard S. Crawford wrote:
> I love the idea of LUGOD taking part in helping to underwrite CPR, and I 
> love KXJZ and listen to it whenever I can.
> KXJZ streams their current show from their website at 
> http://www.csus.edu/npr/.  Unfortunately, while KQED in SF streams their 
> shows in .wav, so it can be played with Real Player, KXJZ streams it in 
> .asx.  In Windows, I can use Windows Media Player to listen to their 
> stream, but I can't use Real in Linux.
> Is there a tool which I can use to listen to .asx files in Linux?  I found 
> mplayer at http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/  but I'm not sure if that will 
> be the best tool.
> Sliante,
> Richard S. Crawford
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