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Re: [vox-tech] Playing Mp3 files
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Re: [vox-tech] Playing Mp3 files



I use mplayer for all video formats (though it does handle some audio
formats.)  Mplayer is available from http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/ but
compiling it from source can be a little tricky for a beginner.  It does
have RedHat 7.x RPM package for download online which may work for RedHat
9.x.  You may also need to download and install codecs for Real and QT but
installing it may be tricky.  Let us know if and when you get to that.

For audio files (mp3, ogg, etc.), I use xmms.  Xmms probably comes with
RedHat.  Unfortunately, there were some licensing issues with mp3 some
time ago that prevented free software from including mp3 support.  So the
version installed on your system (if it's installed) may or may not work
with mp3.  But it's worth a try.  Let us know if it doesn't work and we'll
figure something else out.

-Mark


On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, karthikeyan.balasubramanian wrote:

> Hi Guys,
>
>     Recently I installed Redhat 9.0.  Ofcourse this time its player gave me
> a decent message that it cant play mp3 music
> from now on compared to dumb Redhat8.0.  I tried to install realplayer for
> redhat 8.0 in redhat 9.0.  It sort of crashed i guess.
> I uninstalled it and re-installed this time i couldnt even see the screen.
>
>   Anybody can suggest me good mp3 player for redhat 9.0.  I would also like
> to play movies.  I would like an all in one
> package which i can download and use it.  Which can play mp3, mpeg, ra,
> dat(for movie), quick time.
>
>   Any ideas, suggestions, download locations :).
>
>   Have a great day.
>
>   Btw : it seems there is no backward compatibility for realplayers for
> latest redhat linux OS.
>
> Karthikeyan.  B
>
>
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